Our Business Development Team
Adam Willmott – Business Development Manager
Adam started work as an apprentice wall and floor tiler in 1982 and trained at Vauxhall College in London. Adam has worked on many large projects including the Piccadilly Circus Underground Station, The Queens Banqueting Hall in Whitehall, The Barcelona Olympics, Disneyland Paris, and several projects overseas in Germany, Ireland, Malta and Jersey.
In 1995 Adam started work as a self-employed tile fixer and travelled the UK working on several large scale projects. In 2000 Adam became a contracts manager and was responsible for a team of 25 tile fixers, managing a range of projects from concepts to estimates and final finishes. Adam joined ARDEX in 2014 and has already worked on a number of specifications, including the Burlington Arcade, Thames Leisure Centre and a variety of prestigious car dealerships.
Darren Wilcock – Business Development Manager
Darren started his career as a distributor representative before moving on to specifying carpets and vinyl floorcoverings within the education, health, leisure, and retail sectors. Having worked in the specification market for over 12 years, Darren gained experience working with architects, designers and contractors on projects such as Kings College Hospital, London, Shell International, HSBC Tower, Hong Kong and social housing projects with Affinity Sutton, Moat Housing and Worthing Homes. Darren joined ARDEX in 2014 to focus on flooring specifications, and has now taken on the role of supporting the PanDOMO range of decorative surfaces for floors, walls and ceilings.
Shaun Howarth – Business Development Manager
With over 28 years’ experience in the flooring industry, Shaun has in-depth experience across all key manufacturing sectors. Having started his career as a self-employed flooring contractor, running his own business installing all types of flooring in domestic, commercial and industrial projects, Shaun progressed to a Sales and Contracts Manager role and successfully grew a small local business selling flooring and project managing installations. Shaun went from a sales role to Technical Support Manager for a Rubber Flooring Manufacturer, offering technical support to architects, main contractors, designers, flooring contractors and end-users all around the world. Shaun is an active member of the CFA Manufacturers Committee, BASA and FERFA, and since joining ARDEX in 2013 has brought a wealth of diverse knowledge to the team.
Michael Hoe – Business Development Manager
Michael has more than 16 years experience within the flooring industry and joined ARDEX UK in 2017 as the Northern Business Development Manager. Michael’s key focus is to secure new business and projects to raise the profile of ARDEX products through the delivery of RIBA approved CPD seminars to Architects, Building Surveyors and Designers.
Prior to joining ARDEX UK Michael worked as an Area Sales Manager with an established manufacture gaining 13 years experience within the construction and manufacturing sector specifying products used in projects such as Liverpool Football Club Stadium, the Leeds Arena, Sheffield Children’s Hospital and not to mention numerous PFI projects within the Yorkshire, North West and East Midlands regions.