Playdale Playgrounds Appoints New Managing Director

Monday, 1st June 2015 11:22 am

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of our new Managing Director – Barry Leahey.

Barry has more than 11 years’ experience in the playground industry, initially as our Sales Director with more recent responsibility for the company’s drive into the export market. Barry has been successful in securing 24 global distributors for our playground equipment.

In his new role he will be responsible for running the company and driving new business growth both in the UK and in key global markets around the world.

Barry said: “I am thrilled to be the new Managing Director of Playdale Playgrounds. This is a fantastic company with a great history and a very bright future. I am confident that with the business plan we have in place and the staff that I have at the company, we can continue to push forward and take the business to the next level.”

In his new role as Managing Director, Barry will strive for continuous improvement in both our organisational and operational excellence.

John Croasdale, the former Managing Director, will continue to oversee the business as our Chairman. He said: “Barry is a remarkably talented and driven young man, with a wealth of experience in our industry and in our business. We have ambitious plans at Playdale and I am very much looking forward to helping Barry take our business on to its next level of successful growth.”