26 April 2024

Kilwaughter Minerals Announces New K Systems Technical Director

Leading quarry and mineral processor Kilwaughter Minerals Limited has appointed Kevin Mangan as Technical Director of its K Systems brand.

Leading quarry and mineral processor Kilwaughter Minerals Limited has appointed Kevin Mangan as Technical Director of its K Systems brand.

Kevin joins Kilwaughter, which is headquartered in Larne in County Antrim, from global construction solutions company Sika Ltd and enters the role with over 30 years’ experience in the ETICS industry.

Kevin will play a lead role in strategy development, innovation and product development, quality assurance and compliance.

Kevin said:

“It is a privilege to be joining an organisation with such a great reputation for providing quality, reliable solutions that meet the needs of our customers, while ensuring the highest standards of compliance.

“K Systems is a strong brand with a pedigree in the market and I am looking forward to working with the team to ensure its continued success.

“I am particularly excited about the opportunity to work closely with our partners and customers to understand their challenges and ensure that we deliver solutions that meet their need.”

Current INCA Technical Chairman, Kevin was Technical Manager at Sika and previously held roles as Innovation Manager at Benx Ltd and Product Manager at SPS Envirowall Ltd after beginning his career as a flat roofing systems Technical Advisor at Rockwool Ltd.

Gary Wilmot, CEO at Kilwaughter Minerals, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Kevin to the team and look forward to benefitting from his impressive track record and industry expertise.

“Kevin’s appointment is a key part of our continued investment in our external wall insulation brand, K Systems, and Kevin will play a leading role in working to ensure our future solutions continue to add differentiated value to our customers.”

Kevin’s appointment to Technical Director is the second significant appointment made by Kilwaughter Minerals in recent months, with Donna McFadden being onboarded as Operations Director.

Donna will lead Kilwaughter’s operations strategy as the business continues to ensure its operations are lean, providing customers with a first-class service.

Gary further commented:

“Donna is a critical addition to our team and management board. Our operations function drives an essential part of our customer experience, and we are investing to ensure our service is of the highest standard.

“These senior appointments are evidence of Kilwaughter’s sustained investment in people and capability, and further signals the company’s commitment to building an expert team that will drive the business forward.”

For more information on Kilwaughter or its K Rend, K Systems or Kilwaughter Lime brands, visit www.kilwaughter.com


For more information, please contact Carly Rodgers [email protected] or 07772798027

Notes to Editor

About Kilwaughter Minerals Ltd

  • Established in 1939, Kilwaughter Minerals Limited is a quarry and mineral processor headquartered on a 75-acre site in Larne, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • Kilwaughter produces calcium carbonate-based products including, limestone sands, aggregates, derivative products for construction and broader industry and a range of products for the agriculture and landscaping sectors
  • Kilwaughter’s brands include Kilwaughter Lime, K Systems and K Rend, with K Rend being the UK and Ireland’s largest independent silicone render manufacturer
  • In 2023, K Rend secured the coveted Supplier of the Year accolade at the national Builders Merchants Awards
  • Kilwaughter Minerals also has enjoyed long-running award success in the national INCA Awards, Construction Marketing Awards, and Builders Merchants Federations awards, as well as local accolades for CSR initiatives, workplace and employee wellbeing, and overall company performance
  • Kilwaughter Minerals was recognised in 2023 as a Best Managed Company by Deloitte Ireland as part of the international Best Managed Company Programme for the second year running

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