FIS is pleased to announce that Philip Brown has been elected as Vice President of its executive board.

A member of the FIS board of directors for six years, Philip has more than 45 years’ experience in the construction industry. He started out as an electrical apprentice before going on to project manage numerous interior works, gaining in depth knowledge and experience within the industry before joining Meronden Ltd in 1997 as director.

“I am looking to build upon the good work that the board has achieved by actively encouraging the increase of new members whilst maintaining the high standards achieved within the membership,” said Philip. “I am also keen to increase the profile of the association within the industry, ensuring it is associated with quality, commitment and prestige.”

Philip continued: “I believe that as a specialist industry, by working in association with one another we are able to share information, ideas, trends and best practice which will enable each member to succeed in today’s challenging and ever-changing market.”

Commenting on the new appointment, FIS CEO Iain McIlwee said:

“Philip has already made a huge contribution whilst on the board and has been instrumental in the development of a number of key projects.  Add this to his exceptional track record across the finishes and interiors sector, and we have the ideal Vice President.  Philip will play a crucial role in taking FIS onto its next chapter of growth and success.”

For further information or for any questions please contact the FIS at or call 0121 707 0077.