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GGF confirms new vice president

The GGF is pleased to announce that Stephen Payne, Deputy Managing Director of Britelite Windows has been confirmed as Vice-President by the GGF Board.

Stephen was elected for the vice-presidency by his colleagues on the Home Improvement Executive and takes on the role with immediate effect. As Vice-President, Stephen will also be representative of the Home Improvement side of the industry.

On his new role, Stephen commented, “Firstly, I’d like to thank my colleagues in the GGF Home Improvement Executive for electing me and secondly thank you to my fellow Board Members for confirming my vice-presidency. I am a strong believer in the ethos and values of the GGF and in improving the status of our industry which has been unjustly maligned over many years.”

Stephen has been a one-company man having started in the industry with Britelite Windows in January 1984 (approaching 34 years) as a junior surveyor and has grown with the company working his way up to Deputy MD with responsibilities in all areas of the business.

In 2000, Britelite Windows re-joined the GGF and Stephen started attending the Kent Surrey and Sussex Regional meetings and ever since he has been a regular at many GGF specialist groups and committees meetings. In 2015, Stephen served as Chair of the Window and Door Group and is now Chair of the Home Improvement Executive.

Stephen continued, “With so much going on in the home improvement sector just now and with challenging times ahead, it’s important the GGF has a strong board to channel the GGF resources effectively for the benefit of members and the industry as a whole. I am looking forward to being Vice-President and will aim to provide my full support to GGF President, John Agnew, the Board and of course GGF Members.”

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Glass and Glazing Federation(GGF)

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is the primary trade association for companies that make, supply or fit flat glass and related products representing more than 60% of the industry’s turnover. As such the GGF is the recognised leading authority for employers and companies within the flat glass, glazing, window, home improvement, plastics and window film industries. This includes double glazing, Energy Efficient Windows, replacement windows, doors, conservatories, applied film, hardware, safety glazing, sealants, fire resistant glass, emergency glazing, decorative glass, secondary glazing, solar control and plastics.

The GGF provides information for homeowners, professional specifiers and anyone seeking professional and unbiased information on any aspect of glass and glazing in the UK. GGF members supply replacement windows, doors, conservatories and Energy Efficient Windows in all framing materials including Aluminium, PVC-U, Steel and Timber.

The GGF is a great promoter of energy efficient glazing and the GGF’s Carbon Calculator enables homeowners and others to see how much money and carbon can be saved by installing new Energy Efficient Windows.

Architects and Specifiers are well supported with a range of literature and professional advisors to assist with all aspects of specification and related issues. GGF Members sign up to the Federation's Code of Good Practice and are vetted before being accepted. A free conciliation service is provided for mediation between customers and supplying member companies when required.

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