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Kevin Lyons

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Chief Operations Officer, Hesco Bastion

Kevin joined Hesco Bastion Ltd in November 2011 from Heras Readyfence, a division of CRH plc, where he had held the position of Managing Director from 2007.

Kevin began his career with Tinsley Wire in Sheffield, (later Bekaert, now Betafence). Starting out as a graduate management trainee, he held a succession of sales and marketing roles, which gave him extensive commercial experience in overseas markets.

He then moved into operational and general management and spent several years as Director of Bekaert’s welded mesh production unit in France. Returning to the UK, Kevin left the wire industry to build on his general management experience by heading up the UK subsidiary of a Swiss plc, sia Abrasives (now part of the Bosch group), where he spent four years before joining Heras.

Kevin has provided sales guidance at board level since joining Hesco, in addition to his main role as Operations Director. In 2015, he became Chief Operations Officer for Hesco's defensive barrier companies, covering both the UK and the US manufacturing facilities.