Jane O’Neill has been promoted to managing director of Reisser after 24 years of service.
Ms O’Neill was appointed commercial director in March 1991 and became a shareholder in 1997, increasing that shareholding in 2013.
Within the Reisser Group of companies, Ms O’Neill is a director and shareholder of Pak-Pro (the logistics company for Reisser), Reisser Ireland, ARB Sales, and JC Wholesale Imports Ireland. Ms O’Neill started Pak-Pro, Reisser Ireland and JC Wholesale herself.
“Reisser is delighted to appoint Jane as our managing director and we are thrilled that a person with her considerable skills has the opportunity to help lead us through what will be a time of growth and progress” said Charles Ledigo, chairman of Reisser.
He added: “Our focus in 2014 is about increasing products, maintaining and strengthening our excellent relationships with Reisser distributors and we are proud of how much Jane is valued within our industry.
Jon Peach has been appointed as product manager, screws and fixings. As part of his new role, Mr Peach will be helping to manage the current range of Reisser screws and fixings, as well as contributing towards the development and introduction of new and innovative products that will continue to reflect the quality of the Reisser brand.
Having spent 11 years in the timber industry, Mr Peach went on to spend 19 years working at a fixings distributor in a variety of roles over that time, including the position of area sales manager for the North West of England and Ireland.
“I am really pleased to be joining Reisser. It is a great opportunity to join a first-class team, and I am looking forward to getting involved in all aspects of my new role,” he said.
Mark Elliott's main role as product manager, power tool accessories, is to further develop the Reisser PTA range, including new packaging together with new ranges and sizes under the Reisser brand.
Mr Elliott has 32 years of experience in the field of hand and power tool sales, both as product manager and as an area sales manager with various companies in the fixings industry.
“I am delighted to join Reisser and to have been given the opportunity to work with a market leading brand,” said Mr Elliott.
“Jon and Mark bring a broad knowledge base and a wealth of experience within the trade to their new roles,” added Mr Ledigo. “It is an exciting time for our products range, with plenty of bright new ideas and plans in the pipeline.”