Clearview North September 2014 - Issue 154 - Page 101

movers&shakers Trojan Group appoints new Business Development Director The Trojan Group has appointed Graham Pearce as its new Business Development Director. Graham has more than 30 years’ industry experience in product and business development and sales management. Graham has a customer-focused approach that puts working in partnership with the customer at the forefront of the operation. “It is only by working in partnership with customers that a business can offer the very best in products and service. That’s very much the attitude of the Trojan team too and I’m looking forward to working with them,” he says. Graham will also be heavily involved in new product development and addressing the ever-changing needs of today’s fabricator and installer. Trojan consistently develops new hardware products that offering tangible benefits in terms of quality, value and ease of application and Graham’s technical knowledge with further support this. Commenting on the appointment, Group MD Tony Chadwick said, “We are delighted to have found a committed and experienced professional like Graham with a vast knowledge of the window and door market.” Graham will be based at Trojan’s Walsall HQ. Tel: 01922 713 933, Distinction Doors appoints CEO in China and four years managing a company in Germany and brings with him considerable logistics and distribution experience. Andrew’s role will be to lead Distinction’s growth strategy and day-to-day executive management and he will be supported in his role by Drew Wright, who will be taking on the newly-created role of Chairman. In just remarkable 10 years, Distinction Doors has grown from a standing start to a company that turns over around £40m a year. Distinction Doors has appointed Andrew Fowlds as its Chief Executive Officer. Andrew began his new role on 4 August. Commenting, Drew Wright, Distinction’s founder said, “I am delighted to welcome Andrew to Distinction Doors. He brings with him a wealth of experience that will be invaluable.” Andrew joined Distinction Doors from the Li & Fung Group, the world’s largest sourcing company. He spent 11 years at the company and during his time there led three different companies within the Group to a position of significant growth. A Chartered Director and MBA graduate, he also spent 15 years working Tel: 0845 2000 816. Fax: 0845 2000 813. NEW FACE AT PR