By NZHJ March 10, 2016 Industry News

News of new personnel and changes at GD Rutter, Jaeco, Manners and Allegion.

John Corrin (left) joined GD Rutter’s sales team late last year, bringing to the role 5+ years’ hardware retail experience as well as 20 years in building. Charged with specific areas of Auckland and the lower North Island from Taupo south, his focus is servicing GD Rutter’s existing customer as well as growing trade relationships with building companies.

James Seabright is now Manager at Jaeco Industries, the Auckland-based, Kiwi owned and operated family business specialising in window hardware for wooden joinery, bathroom accessories and disability support.

Matthew Wood (right) has recently joined Manners Building Products as Territory Manager looking after an area from the southern Waikato to the mid north (Waipu). Known and respected in the building, construction and hardware industries his expertise ranges from drywall compounds, concrete and masonry to roofing, having previously held account management roles with Atlas, CSR/Monier and New Zealand Ceiling and Drywall.


Allegion has new additions to its Residential and Commercial sales teams, as well as a new strategic focus for two Key Account Managers.

Steve Ellis (left) has moved into a Business Development Manager role. Previously Residential Key Account Manager for West and North Auckland and Northland, his focus will now shift to the aluminium fabricator channel, working to strengthen relationships with existing customers and to bring new customers on board.

Campbell Glennie joined Allegion in October as Architectural Sales Consultant in the Commercial sector. Previously in the fibreglass roofing and cladding business, having gained extensive experience in national account and brand manager roles, his specification experience is a welcome addition to the Auckland Commercial team.

Luke Pascoe (left) joined Allegion’s Residential Sales team in January. Originally from the South Island, Luke has 10+ years’ sales experience in the electronics industry, prior to which he spent time in the building trade and residential construction. Recently relocated to Auckland, Pascoe will look after West and North Auckland and Northland.








Rob Wells (right) joined Allegion in 2015, as part of Allegion’s acquisition of Brio, bringing with him additional depth of experience and knowledge to the sliding and folding hardware channel. His role has now expanded into Business Development Manager, recognising the contribution and strategic development he brings to the Brio brand.

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