Clearview National July 2015 - Issue 164 - Page 84

MOVERS&SHAKERS An incredible Professional Business »»Lancashire based Dekko Window Systems has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of experienced window industry sales professional Gavin Balouza. Gavin describes his first impressions upon joining: “One of the first things that struck me about Dekko was the incredible professionalism that runs throughout the entire company. Everyone from the office staff to the fabricators, delivery drivers and customer facing staff are all so passionate and committed to delivering great products and service it’s no surprise the company has grown at such a phenomenal rate.” Dekko’s managing director Gary Torr commented: “Gavin is a seasoned sales professional with a fantastic 30 years track record and I am delighted to welcome him to Dekko. I’m looking to grow the business significantly over the next few years and recruiting Gavin is a big step in the right direction.” Dekko manufacture a wide product range including Residence 9 timber look windows, Slide and Swing doors, the Monorail patio door and Deceuninck and Kommerling PVCu frames. For more information contact Dekko on 01614060055 or visit www.dekkowindows.com Joining a Winning Business »»Following substantial sales growth in the last financial year, Ashley Pearson has joined commercial aluminium systems company, Jack Aluminium to fill the newly created role of Sales Manager. Overall sales are up by 25% and soon the company will be moving to new premises in Coventry as part of its expansion programme. “Speaking with fabricators, I was really impressed with how closely Jack Aluminium works with them, listening to what they need and coming up with new solutions,” says Ashley. “Because Jack Aluminium is so focused on commercial it’s able to develop products that solve problems and bring them to market quickly.” Ashley joins the Jack Aluminium team alongside his father, Sales and Marketing Director Jeff Pearson. Ashley adds: “I’ve watched the business grow and succeed over the last few years and witnessed it winning business against larger systems companies. My background is about understanding what the customer needs and providing solutions, so when the opportunity arose I was keen to join Jack Aluminium. www.jackaluminium.co.uk New Addition adds Strength to Team »»Phoenix Doors, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of GRP composite doors and PVCu panel doors has recruited Ian Blatt as Sales Office Manager, strengthening its customer-facing department as the company gears up for a series of exciting new product launches. Ian Blatt brings a wealth of customer service experience from outside the fenestration industry to his new role in which he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of customers’ orders, from initial order to final delivery, at the Cambridgeshire-based company, part of the MASCO UK Window Group. Haydon Statham, Phoenix Doors’ Sales Director, believes Ian’s strong financial services and call centre background will stand him in good stead in a completely new sector. Imminent new product launches at Phoenix Doors include the game-changing Meridian 70mm high-performance rebated composite door and an additional 84 » JUL 2015 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M PVCu outer-frame for composite doors and door panels, further widening the choice for installers. Ian adds: “Phoenix Doors is a successful company that has grown through a consistent focus on supplying a wide-ranging quality product range, backed with great customer service. “I’m enjoying getting to grips with a new, largely entrepreneur-led sector and bringing in fresh ideas on how we can further build on enhancing current excellent levels of customer support and service.” For more information call Phoenix Doors on 01487 740469, email info@ phoenixdoorpanels.co.uk or visit www.phoenixdoorpanels. co.uk