Clearview National April 2018 - Issue 197 - Page 86

MOVERS&SHAKERS NEW RECRUIT SUPPORTS BUSINESS EXPANSION » » LUCIE MILLER HAS BEEN appointed by IG Doors to support further growth in its range of Truedor composite doors. Lucie joins from a background in trade frame sales and is the second Regional Sales Manager for the company in the South East alongside Andy Sunnucks who joined the company in 2015. Speaking about the appointment Richard Kirman, Sales and Marketing Manager for Truedor explained the thinking behind making a second appointment in the region: “What people call the South East is a huge region and is too big for one person to manage to its maximum potential given the amount of business there is. “Bringing Lucie on board has enabled us to really start to explore the area’s full potential, and alongside Andy, Lucie is doing just that. She has really hit the ground running - her previous experience of working in the window and door industry, coupled to her sales skills and personality are a real asset to our business and we wish her a long and successful career with IG Doors”. Speaking about her appointment Lucie commented: “I am undoubtedly joining one of the industry leaders in the supply of composite doors”. Director will drive key manufacturing changes » » SYNSEAL GROUP HAS strengthened its manufacturing division with the appointment of Robert Long as Manufacturing Director for Synseal’s PVCu and aluminium production. Rob joins Synseal from the Whittan Group, the UK’s largest manufacturer of steel storage products, where he spent 18 months as Operations Manager consolidating the footprint of a £110m turnover part of its business. Before this, Rob spent six years at Eurocell as General Manager having forged his career in the building materials industry, spending five years in change management and operational management at Tarmac. Rob will oversee Synseal’s vast extrusion operations, as well as production of their conservatory roof products and fabricated WarmCore and Evolve ranges. He joins recently appointed Chief Operating Officer Mark Timmons as part of a new team dedicated to updating the group’s manufacturing processes to support the continued growth of products like the WarmCore aluminium range, which now includes onsite production of the inline patio door. Commenting on his appointment, Rob said: “I’m excited to be joining Synseal to help drive through a number of key changes in their manufacturing operations, including the substantial investment they are making in a new, modern warehouse management system.” PROMOTION SEES MARTIN ROWE BECOME SALES DIRECTOR » » MARTIN ROWE HAS BEEN unveiled as the Sales Director of Gloucester based aluminium specialists CDW Systems Limited. Martin has been working at CDW Systems for 13 years where he joined as a Sales Order Processor having previously worked for computer software, systems and fabrication companies within the aluminium industry. “We are delighted to have Martin on board in this new role; promoting from within is always our preferred option,” says Managing Director, Mike Davis. “We know that, moving forward, Martin will continue to apply the same enthusiasm he has shown over many years to help CDW strategically continue with its expansion programme. 86 » A PR 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M In September of last year, the company underwent a management buyout (MBO). East Manor Group Ltd has been newly formed by the new management team to manage the group’s three operating companies which includes CDW Systems Ltd, Clearway Doors & Windows Ltd and Designex Cabinets Ltd. 2017 also saw CDW Systems included in the prestigious publication, The Parliamentary Review as an example of best practice in the manufacturing industry. “These are exciting times for CDW Systems,” adds Martin.