17.10.14

Guy Simmonds Becomes Managing Director at MechoSystems in the UK

Guy Simmonds assumed the post of managing director of MechoShade Systems (UK) Limited. He will be directing the day-to-day operation o...

Guy Simmonds assumed the post of managing director of MechoShade Systems (UK) Limited. He will be directing the day-to-day operation of the enterprise that manufactures and markets high-end window coverings and automated systems. Its products include manual, motorized, and automated roller blinds and window covering controls and software. After decades of activity by MechoShade Systems in the UK, a few of the numerous structures incorporating the company's window-covering products and control systems are the Shard, London Bridge Place, Goldman Sachs, Lloyds Bank, One New Change, New London Stock Exchange, BP European Headquarters, Grant Thornton, Barclays Bank World Headquarters, and Walsall Housing Group. Mr Simmonds’s responsibilities will not only serve the design-build community in the UK but also throughout the Middle East. He has had extensive experience in the controls market and spent 15 years in this endeavour at Lutron as a lighting-controls specialist, for which he lead its activities in the UK. Mr. Simmonds maintains, ‘I am honoured to lead the Mechoshade Systems business at an exciting period of growth for both the company and the construction market as a whole. The range of solutions and capabilities of the company’s products means that there are myriad opportunities, of which my team are ideally placed to take advantage. And I look forward to providing state-of-the- art solutions for our customers.' Jan Berman, president of MechoSystems, the parent firm, welcomes Mr Simmonds, and offers, ‘After an extensive search for the best-qualified new managing director, we chose Guy because he is an intelligent, experienced professional with strong competitive drive and very good knowledge of the construction industry. www.mechosystems.co.uk