F. Ball and Co. Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of its Managing Director, James Igoe, as Chairman of the British Adhesives and Sealants Association (BASA). James, with the assistance of the BASA council, will be responsible for setting and reviewing BASA policy, mission, strategy and annual objectives. As Chairman, James will also provide industry representation to external organisations on a wide range of issues.
BASA is an independent trade body that represents the interests of the UK and Ireland adhesives and sealants industry. Sitting on many relevant standards committees within BSI, ISO and CEN, the association is regularly consulted by government on industry matters and legislation. As Chairman, James also represents BASA at the FEICA (association of European adhesives and sealants manufacturers) presidential meetings to ensure that a mutually beneficial relationship between the two associations is maintained.
James has over 30 years’ flooring industry experience, including almost 10 years service as Managing Director of the UK’s leading adhesives manufacturer, F. Ball
and Co. Ltd. His appointment as Chairman of the association follows a unanimous vote by BASA members.