GGF Welcomes New Marketers

The GGF welcomed three new Members to its Marketing and Communications Committee (MCC) and a new full time Marketing Executive to further drive the GGF’s Marketing strategy and activity, following four years of consistent and substantial marketing growth for the Federation.

All four new marketers and re-elected Members attended the GGF’s first MCC Meeting of 2015 to discuss the GGF marketing activities and plans for 2015 and into 2016.The newly elected MCC Members are; Irene Smith, Marketing Communications Manager, REHAU Ltd   David Thornton, Managing Director, The Window Company (Contracts) Ltd. Mark Schlotel, Head of Marketing, Synseal.

The three new Members join the six re-elected MCC Members including;

  • Anne Quayle, Marketing Manager, Pilkington UK Ltd. (MCC Chair)
  • Steve Scrivens, Marketing Manager, Guardian UK (Deputy Chair)
  • Stephen Byers, Managing Director, Ritec
  • Brian Baker, Glassolutions, Saint-Gobain
  • Greg O’Donoghue, Owner/Director, Just Windows and Doors Ltd
  • Paul Rogers, Chairman, Express Glazing Contractors Ltd

Mark Schlotel commented, "It was great to meet the team and with Irene, David and myself joining the GGF Marketing and Communications Committee, there is now a very good mix of diverse companies from across the industry to champion best practice and help promote the GGF effectively."

Irene Smith added, "My appointment coincides with REHAU joining the GGF, so I hope I can bring a fresh perspective and some new ideas whilst supporting the exciting marketing plans and initiatives that are already being implemented by the GGF."

David Thornton commented, "Exciting work in exciting times and enjoying being part of it"

Anne Quayle added; “It’s always good to have a fresh input to the Committee, which is one of the longest standing groups in the GGF. I am sure the GGF will benefit from the changes and different contributions from the new and existing Members.”

In addition to the new MCC Members, the GGF has appointed Natasha Erskine as Marketing Executive. Natasha brings solid experience to the GGF having worked in the leisure and automotive sectors.

Natasha added, “I am pleased to be part of the GGF Marketing team and look forward to working with the MCC and Members. With so many projects and campaigns already underway, it’s exciting times ahead for the GGF.”

James Lee, Head of GGF Marketing and Communications summarised, “We’ve had an outstanding year in 2014 on the marketing front. Our online statistics clearly show the growth in audience and the considerable increase in awareness across all our marketing metrics. In 2015, we will be launching two new websites, many new and updated technical publications and have a busy events schedule ahead. We welcome the support and expertise from the three new Members joining the Marketing Communications Committee and Natasha with her skills and experience is a great addition to the GGF Marketing and Communications Department.”

600450 GGF Welcomes New Marketers
Date: 26 March 2015

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