MANCHESTER, UK – John Falder, Managing Director of HMG Paints Ltd., has been appointed the new President of the British Coatings Federation (BCF).  HMG has a long history of supporting the federation, with Falder’s brother Stephen previously being President in 1999 and 2000.

Falder is currently Chairman of BCF’s Industrial Coatings Council and was formerly Chair of the Vehicle Refinish Group.

BCF’s CEO Tom Bowtell said, “I am delighted to have John bring his passion and enthusiasm to his role as President, which I’m sure will help the federation’s cause in the coming years.”

Manchester-based HMG Paints is an independent, industrial paints manufacturer in the UK.