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Chris Windust joins GDUK as Operations Director

Gilgen Door Systems UK (GDUK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Windust as Operations Director.

14. August 2014

Image of Chris WindustIn this role, he will be responsible for providing strategic leadership to GDUK’s National Service Operation, ensuring the company’s excellent service levels are maintained to support its sales growth within the UK automatic and industrial door market.

With extensive experience working at director level, Chris has a distinguished 20+ year track record of driving growth in highly competitive market sectors, including manufacturing, retail and healthcare. He was formally part of the management team at a national supplier of materials handling equipment where he delivered significant performance improvement to the business.
Commenting on this addition to the GDUK management team, David Cerquella, Managing Director, says: ‘Chris has a very impressive track record and a wealth of practical experience. I am sure he will be a significant asset to GDUK’s management team and is joining us at exactly the right time to help drive the operational elements of the UK business.’
Commenting on his appointment, Chris Windust says: ‘I am excited to be joining GDUK at a time when it has launched an ambitious plan to grow its share of the UK automatic door market. I intend to build on the success of GDUK's excellent National Operations team and its reputation for first-class customer service, ensuring service levels develop in-line with sales growth’.

Gilgen Door Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of automatic door, industrial door and folding wall systems. Since 1961, Gilgen has built a reputation for the quality and innovation of its in-door operating systems and fit for purpose solutions to meet customers’ access and security needs.
Gilgen Door Systems is part of Nabtesco Group of Japan, a market leader in automated systems and motion control technology with an annual turnover over £1billion. Gilgen Door Systems operates to ISO 9001:2008 quality standards, has a worldwide presence, with a workforce of more than 900 employees, seven subsidiaries and further representation in some 70 different countries worldwide.


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