Clearview National January 2018 - Issue 194 - Page 78

MOVERS&SHAKERS Billy will strengthen commercial arm The GGF Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Billy Quinn as Managing Director of its commercial subsidiary companies – FENSA, GGFi, BFRC, RISA and Borough IT. » » BILLY QUINN IS A highly accomplished Business Leader, Commercial Director and Non-Executive Director who brings a wealth of experience to the GGF Group. Most recently as Commercial Director for the online digital training provider CCUK, he has also successfully held senior commercial roles within several blue chip retailing Groups including HRG, Kingfisher and B&Q. Additionally, Billy has experience in the not-for-profit sector holding the position of Non-Executive Board Chair of The Furniture Ombudsman (TFO). Billy joins the GGF Group at a time of steady growth and also during a transitional period of restructure. With this appointment the GGF Group aims to strengthen its commercial arm which will subsequently benefit all connected to the Federation. WAREHOUSE MANAGER WILL PLAY VITAL ROLE » » MIGHTON PRODUCTS HAS appointed David Lambert as its new Warehouse Manager. The news follows an announcement from the hardware specialist stating that its new additional on-site warehouse, and improved trade counter, are now complete. Chairman Mike Derham said: ‘‘We are pleased to welcome David to the Mighton team. With 16 years‘ experience plus his ADR, IMDG and IATA certifications, David is an expert in the transportation of hazardous goods. He’ll be playing a vital role in the business as we continue to expand our product offering and further develop our customer services. He’s responsible for the management of the warehouse team, including export shipping, quotations and ensuring orders are despatched promptly.” David commented: “Having previously worked for a distributor of spares and accessories for electron microscopes for many years, I‘m familiar with the courier services and computer systems that Mighton use.“ At present, Mighton Products manufactures and distributes over 2,000 different sash, casement and door products from its Cambridgeshire premises. In addition to hardware, the comprehensive Mighton offering includes a patented range of woodworking machinery as well as a growing choice of Mighton Ankerstuy professional paints and coatings. KATRINA RISES TO NATIONAL SALES MANAGER » » KATRINA EARL HAS BEEN promoted to National Sales Manager at Epwin’s Fenestration Division. In her new role, Katrina will report directly to Paul Lindsay, Sales Director, and will be responsible for the development of sales within the Fenestration Division working across both Epwin Window Systems and the soon to be launched, Epwin Glass business. Commenting on her appointment, Katrina said: “I am delighted to accept this new position within the company and look forward to developing sales across the two business areas. We are fortunate to have a professional and proactive customer base 78 » JAN 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M too that is well placed to help us deliver the ongoing sales growth we are seeking going forward. It’s exciting times for the group and I am delighted to be part of this successful business.” Previously holding the position of Northern Regional Sales Manager for Epwin Window Systems, Katrina has been instrumental in helping build the company’s well-respected position in the market. Her appointment as National Sales Manager, Fenestration Division, reflects the strength of her abilities and her commitment to the success of the business.