Solaglas Windowcare appoints expert to target retail sector

Emergency repair specialist Solaglas Windowcare has appointed Phil Rogers as national account manager to spearhead the Saint-Gobain-owned company’s growth in the national retail and commercial market.

With a background in the commercial glazing sector, Phil Rogers has strong contacts at a range of high street retails and supermarket chains such as Marks & Spencer, Argos, Tesco and ASDA.

On his new role, Mr Rogers said: “Solaglas Windowcare is a market-leader in the repair and replacement of glass, frames, locks and doors to the insurance industry. The aim is to lever this experience and expertise to rapidly grow the commercial market.

“Its adherence to the highest levels of health and safety is renowned throughout the industry and the company’s use of innovative systems and IT applications offers benefits to retailers in terms of speed of response and real-time management reporting.”

Managing Director, Ian Davy commented: “Phil’s appointment is a coup for us. His role is pivotal in helping us achieve our targets and increase our share of this competitive market. “

Solaglas Windowcare will offer retailers a comprehensive range of glass and door repair and replacement services, including damage caused by ram raids.

Mr Rogers also has wide experience in the construction industry and has advised architects, designers and contractors on some of the many uses of glass, toughened glass assemblies, spider-bolt systems, fire and anti-ballistic glass.

A Merseyside resident, he was proud to provide his beloved Liverpool FC with glass and aluminium frame products during a recent building project at the Anfield stadium.  

Media contact

Nigel Charlesworth, The Smart Agency

T. 0870 403 6499 M. 07964 900 861

E. nigel@thesmartagency.co.uk

Notes to editors

Images of Phil Rogers are from Nigel Charlesworth 07964 900 861.

Ian Davy and Phil Rogers are available for interview by arrangement with Nigel at The Smart Agency.

About Solaglas Windowcare

Along with glass repair and replacement, Solaglas Windowcare will offer retailers repairs to ram-raid damage, timber and aluminium doors, shutters, locks, security glazing and glass shelving repairs as well as security and fire glazing.

Part of global Saint-Gobain group, Solaglas Windowcare is the industry leader in the repair and replacement of windows and doors on behalf of insurance companies.

The company is based at Hellaby, near Rotherham, employing some 400 staff. It also houses a full manufacturing facility including double-glazed units, timber, aluminium and uPVC frames.

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Date: 24 September 2008
Source: Solaglas Windowcare

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