Clearview South July 2013 - Issue 140 - Page 76

MOVERS&SHAKERS European Sales Manager appointed Rutger van Eijk has been appointed SWISSPACER European Sales Manager. His appointment comes as a result of growing SWISSPACER sales across Europe. Rutger is responsible for sales strategies and positioning SWISSPACER in existing European markets. He is also in charge of identifying and developing new markets in Europe. Rutger started out his career as Assistant to the General Manager of Vetrotech SaintGobain Europe BV in the Netherlands, before being promoted to Germany Sales Manager. He then moved to Guardian Industries, one of the largest flat glass manufacturers in the world, as Market Segment Manager. These roles allowed Rutger to develop a wide range of skills from sales, project management and technical marketing to business development and strategic marketing. Rutger is pleased to return to SaintGobain and enthusiastic about his role at SWISSPACER: “It’s great to be working at SWISSPACER. We’re a young and dynamic team committed to giving our customers the best products and service. I’ve joined at an exciting time for the company – we’ve seen massive growth in Europe but there are still other markets we can develop in this region.” Rutger van Eijk, SWISSPACER European Sales Manager For further information visit www. or call 0845 601 1265. New Non-Executive Director appointed Martin Stewart is to join the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) from the 3rd June as the new Lead Non-Executive Director. Mr Stewart will replace Paul Walsh, who after more than two years has decided to step down. Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey said: “I am delighted with the appointment of Martin Stewart. I look forward to working with him to help build and shape the Department as it moves its agenda forward. “His experience on transformation and efficiency will prove invaluable as we work to secure unprecedented levels of investment in new energy infrastructure and reduce energy demand in the economy.” “I would like to offer my immense thanks to Paul Walsh for his work and commitment to the Department over the past two years. DECC has benefitted hugely from his expert advice.”
 Martin Stewart will join DECC’s existing Non-Executive Directors, Claire Thomas and Terry Morgan. ‘I am delighted with the appointment of Martin Stewart. I look forward to working with him to help build and shape the Department as it moves its agenda forward’ NEWLY CREATED ROLE Gareth Parton has joined profine UK as commercial manager and will be responsible for developing the KBE and Kömmerling brands in the commercial market, with a new and impressive product range. Reporting to UK managing director, Robert Thiroff, Gareth will work closely with existing customers to develop business opportunities in the commercial sector. Kömmerling’s product range already extends to three sliding door systems, the C70 and O70 Gold window and door and specialist products such as KBE System 88, GlassWin and the new ground breaking AluStar aluminium cladding product. expertise, having worked at PVCu systems companies in various roles involving business development, account management and commercial procurement. New commercial software has already been implemented with a view to developing a profine UK commercial customer base. Gareth Parton, comments: ‘I’m thrilled to be joining profine, a company I firmly believe is the best in the sector in terms of product range and that customers enjoy working with. This is a huge opportunity for us and our valued customers, especially given some of the forthcoming product innovations over the next few months.’ In a newly created role at profine, Gareth brings with him considerable experience and 76 JUL 2013 To read more, visit