Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
Halifax Vogel Group (HVG) has extended the responsibilities of one its Account Managers, announcing the appointment of Shane Nicholls as Sales and Technical Manager for Alucobond Architectural in Western Australia.

He will take over the recently vacated role, managing and coordinating Alucobond Architectural’s sales efforts in Western Australia and liaising with architects, designers, fabricators and builders to increase the status of the Alucobond and Terracade brands in the local market.

“I’m looking forward to building on what we have already achieved in WA and showing customers the many flexible and exciting design opportunities that our products offer,” said Mr Nicholls.

No stranger to the local market, Mr Nicholls has served as Account Manager – Building Products for HVG in Western Australia since July 2010.

He will continue to fulfill this role in addition to his new responsibilities with Alucobond Architectural.

“Shane has done an exceptional job in developing the building products division in WA and I’ve no doubt he will bring the same knowledge, passion and success to his new role with Alucobond Architectural,” said Mark Bradfield, Business Manager, Alucobond Architectural.

Mr Nicholls already has a wealth of hands-on experience in building and construction, having worked in the construction industry off and on as a trade assistant for nearly two decades prior to joining HVG.

“I’ve constructed home extensions, renovated houses, gutted and reclad interiors, and fitted kitchens and bathrooms, but my true specialty is sales and I’m excited about developing strong and lasting relationships with new and existing customers at Alucobond Architectural,” said Mr Nicholls.

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HVG (Halifax Vogel Group) is a privately owned Australian company that imports and distributes graphics media, industrial fabrics, decorative building products and exhibition systems throughout Australasia. Formed in 1988 and with a history that dates back to the 1950s, HVG has gone from strength to strength and sustained continued growth in size and scope to handle new products and services. In August 2007 HVG acquired Alucobond Architectural and Octanorm Australia (est. early 1970s).

HVG distributes a vast selection of products across multiple sectors including building, high pressure laminates, decorative and architectural panel products; engineered stone; industrial and marine fabrics; stationery materials; graphics, digital media and display materials; and aluminium exhibition and shopfitting display systems. HVG comprises more than 170 staff located over 30,000 square metres of warehouse and office space in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Perth, Auckland and Bangkok.
Paul Fahy
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