by Phil Slinger – CAB Chief Executive
At the Association’s recent AGM held at the Carden Park Hotel, Chester, Mo Panam handed over the Presidency of the Council for Aluminium in Building to CAB Board Director Peter Dziurzynski. Mo has spent eleven years as CAB’s President and seen the Association through many challenges and changes and was thanked by the Board and Members present for the support he has given the Association in the last decade.
Peter commented “It is a great honour to be elected to the position of President of CAB. I would like to pass a huge thanks to Mo Panam for his selfless contribution over the last eleven years in this role, he will be a hard act to follow. I look forward to working with Phil and the team to build our presence within the construction market and to ensure that we remain a relevant and valuable contributor towards the long-term success of our members and our industry.”
Peter has spent over thirty years in the aluminium industry, working for multi-national plc’s and SMEs, being involved in most aspects of aluminium including extrusions, rolled products and castings. Peter started his working life in the automotive industry but also spent time in aerospace, food packaging, nuclear and super alloy manufacturing as well as attaining over thirteen years experience in the construction industry. He has held senior management roles for the last twenty years, managing UK and European teams, including time spent working in Madrid. Peter was appointed Managing Director of The Parkside Group in 2009 and led a management buyout of the company in 2015. His hobbies include walking, cycling and golf.
This was CAB’s 28th AGM and Annual Dinner, the event is a highlight in the aluminium fenestration calendar in the UK and is attended by the majority of aluminium systems companies and their supply chain.
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