NORTHAMPTON, England and WASHINGTON, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Multipanel UK LTD is pleased to announce the appointment of John Simon as Executive Vice President, North America. As an integral part of Multipanel's aggressive global expansion, Simon has been hired to spearhead all sales, marketing and business development activities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Multipanel will be opening an office in the Washington D.C. area in the next 30 days.
Multipanel is a global leader in the production, marketing and distribution of Aluminum Composite Panel (ACP) products, which are widely used in the signage and commercial construction industries. Multipanel Alupanel™ brand ACP products are currently sold in more than 40 countries around the world, including the US where the company maintains a full stocking warehouse in the Chicago, IL area. Multipanel is ISO9001 certified.
Simon, a 1980 graduate of Ithaca College, has 30 years of business and sales management experience. He was formerly Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Laminators Incorporated, a U.S. manufacturer of ACP products. Simon has also held a variety of senior sales roles with TRW, Rayovac and Matthews International.
Andrew Cock, Founder and CEO of Multipanel, said, "We are excited to have John Simon on board with Multipanel. We have significant expansion plans for our full range of high quality Aluminum composite panel products including panels made specifically for the commercial signage, direct UV printing and exterior architectural cladding industries." John Simon added, "I have known Andrew for several years and I've watched as he has successfully built an incredible global business in the face of a world-wide recession. Multipanel is well known for manufacturing the highest quality ACP products and for making them available at competitive price points. I look forward to helping the company achieve its ambitious strategic growth plans in North America."
Multipanel, with global headquarters in the United Kingdom, is a global leader in the production, marketing and distribution of Aluminum Composite Panel (ACP) products. Widely used in the signage and commercial construction industries, Multipanel "Alupanel" brand ACP products are sold in over 40 countries around the world, including the US where the company maintains a full stocking warehouse in the Chicago, IL area. Multipanel is ISO9001 certified.
SOURCE Multipanel UK, Ltd.