Clearview National October 2017 - Issue 191 - Page 105

MOVERS&SHAKERS CONSULTANCY TEAM EXPANDED » » AS THE DEMAND FOR ALUPROF systems continues to increase across the UK, two new Project Consultants have joined the rapidly expanding UK division. John Higgs joined the team in July and covers London and the Southern region. Having extensive knowledge of fenestration systems, especially their applications and specification, John brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. “I wanted to join Aluprof as I feel they have a wide range of systems that can cope with any project requirement in the UK, no matter what size or complexity.” Andrew Pease also joined the team in July and covers the Northern region. Andrew’s background is in project design and estimating, so is well placed to offer the company’s principles of Value Management to any project. “I believe my background in Mechanical Engineering offers me a valuable insight to the challenges of design and specification of fenestration systems.” Aluprof’s philosophy encompasses the principles of ‘Value Management’ which looks across the facade supply chain to offer the best value for each bespoke project requirement. This innovative approach enables Aluprof to be highly competitive on any size, complexity or location of any project. www.aluprof.co.uk New head office team to open doors for GAI members Abigail Wong Angie Corkhill Keiron Lewis » » THE GUILD OF ARCHITECTURAL Ironmongers (GAI) http://www.gai.org.uk/ has made three new appointments to its head office team. Angie Corkhill is the new director, coming to the GAI with over 15 years’ experience in executive responsibility within the professional and educational sector in London, Singapore and Sydney. Her most recent role was as director of member relations and digital at Finsia (Financial Services Institute of Australasia) where she was responsible for the development and delivery of the digital strategy to retain members and to enhance their membership experience. Keiron Lewis has been appointed as the GAI’s marketing manager. He joins the GAI with a wealth of experience in both B2C and B2B companies including Domino’s Pizza and Cadbury. These roles involved designing advertising material and creating marketing plans. One of Keiron’s earliest duties will be to organise the GAI Education Awards http:// www.gai.org.uk/events-117/gai-education- awards-2017 on 9 November. The Guild and Institute members will be well supported by Abigail Wong, the Guild’s new education membership administrator. Abigail has experience in implementing and coordinating office procedures and ensuring the highest quality customer service for clients and members. www.gai.org.uk INTERNATIONAL SALES DIRECTOR APPOINTED » » LEADING PVCU SYSTEMS HOUSE Liniar has today announced the appointment of Robert Thiroff to the new post of International Sales Director. The Liniar range has grown substantially within the UK and Ireland since its launch in 2008 – and the next step in its growth strategy is to develop the Liniar and Alumina brands internationally, utili