Clearview Midlands February 2014 - Issue 147 - Page 77

MOVERS&SHAKERS WELCOMING A NEW PRESIDENT The GGF’s Presidency changed hands on 1st January 2014 with Brian Baker of Glassolutions Saint Gobain taking over from Mark Warren of Lister Trade Frames whose two year tenure ended in December. Nigel Rees, GGF Group Chief Executive said, “I warmly welcome Brian as new GGF President and thank Mark for all his sterling work during his Presidency. It is pleasing that both Brian and Mark as Immediate Past President, will continue working together on many areas of the Federation.” On taking up his new role, Brian commented, “I am delighted to take over ‘I am delighted to take over the role of President of the Federation’ the role of President of the Federation. Mark Warren has overseen some fundamental changes in the structure and operations of the GGF following the Strategy Review, and I hope to be able to build on both his and the GGF’s success.” Immediate Past President, Mark Warren remains on the GGF Board for the next 12 months to ensure continuity within the Federation’s hierarchy and offers some encouraging words for his successor. “Having worked with Brian for a few years, I welcome his appointment as President. I have no doubt he is up to the challenges ahead both in the GGF and in the industry.” EXCLUSIVE AGENT IN INDIA APPOINTED Business Micros has confirmed that its Business Development Manager in India has now become a Business Micros agent with exclusive rights to distribute the company’s software throughout India and the surrounding region. Amitabh Saikia joined Business Micros in 2012 and, after a year of being supported di ɕ