Tom has full responsibility for the General Management of the Asia Pacific region for Schlegel International, encompassing Australia, New Zealand and the ASEAN nations in South East Asia.
Tom has spent the majority of his career to date in the Building Materials Sector, beginning in the UK with Wolseley Plc and progressing to various Sales and Management roles throughout Europe. Tom has a wealth of cross cultural management experience, having lived and worked in numerous countries across Europe.
Tom joined Schlegel International in April 2014 as Sales Manager Central & Eastern Europe, progressing to manage the Sales function across the whole of Europe by the end of 2016 following the acquisition of Giesse, the Italian manufacturer of fenestration hardware. Tom has been a member of the Executive Board since mid-2015 and in early 2017 he left his position in Europe to take up the role of General Manager Asia Pacific, based out of the Head Office in Sydney.
Tom holds an MA Degree in International Business Management from the School of Management, University of Bradford, and a BA Degree in Applied Languages from the universities of Northumbria, Cologne and Aix en Provence.