Clearview National July 2015 - Issue 164 - Page 5

INDUSTRYNEWS Providing a lifestyle change »»Free fruit, cooking demos, help to stop smoking and onsite health checks are just part of the wellness programme at Edgetech UK, a Quanex Company. This commitment to the wellbeing of its employees and the dedication of HR Manager, Suzanne Shelbourne, to health means Edgetech has been awarded the Workplace Wellbeing Charter at Achievement level for all areas, including leadership, communication, absence management and general wellbeing. Over the last four years Edgetech has been supporting staff to encourage them to make positive lifestyle choices, alongside continually improving their internal policies to ensure best practise within all the areas of the Charter. “The team get really involved with the events we put on throughout the year,” says Suzanne. “Whether it’s cooking competitions or team lunches to sample healthy foods we’re always looking to create the best environment possible to work in at Edgetech. Feedback on the programme for 2014 reported over 80% of staff felt they’d benefitted.” “Being awarded Charter status proves we offer our team members the highest levels of support,” adds Edgetech’s Managing Director, Andy Jones. “The results speak for themselves: Edgetech is a healthy and happy place to work.” Echoing the best in Liverpool »»TuffX Processed Glass has been nominated for a prestigious business accolade in the longest established business awards in Merseyside. The Knowsley based company has been shortlisted as Manufacturer of the Year in the Liverpool Echo’s Regional Business Awards 2015. ‘The company has been recognised for its high business standards and professionalism’ The company has been recognised for its high business standards and professionalism as well as its part in some of the most innovative transformation projects around the Merseyside area, including the Liverpool Library and John Lennon International Airport. Graham Price comments, “It is a real honour to be shortlisted for the prestigious award which is a tribute to the efforts and commitment of the whole TuffX team. This nomination is a great recognition of that and we are all very proud.” Experienced Internal Promotions »»Saint-Gobain Glass is underlining its commitment to putting customer needs at the heart of the business with the creation of two new roles; Head of Sales and Customer Experience Manager. Both roles have been filled by internal group promotion of two highly experienced figures, Richard Wall and Martyn Stoakes. Richard Wall is appointed Head of Sales after nine years with Saint-Gobain Isover as well as previous experience at Cemex and Bestobell Valves. Richard’s remit will be to support delivery of the company’s sales strategy while continuing to build and sustain excellent customer relationships and service levels. Martyn Stoakes, as Customer Experience Manager, will support the company’s customerfocused strategy, not only in terms of customer service but also its philosophy of continuous improvement for customer satisfaction and loyalty. Martyn has been with SGG UK for 15 years, most recently as Purchasing and Logistics Manager. Both will report to Sales & Marketing Director Andy Hyde, who said: “The creation of these new roles has a direct connection to our UK strategy, which will ultimately enable Saint-Gobain Glass to further enhance service levels, develop new business opportunities and put customer satisfaction at the heart of th