The IPCA Chairman and Board members would like to take this opportunity to announce that effective February 1, 2018 Mr. Ron Lawson CEO has decided to retire after nearly 50 years in and around the Industry.
Ron has spent the last 8 years as IPCA CEO. He has done an outstanding job in bringing the Code of Practice to the forefront of our industry’s manufacturing and installation processes.Ron has also made an outstanding contribution for our Industry with his significant involvement and contribution to several Australian Standards committees.
Ron has worked incredibly hard for all of the IPCA members in maintaining a vision and taking us on the journey to ensure that our Industry was ahead, or on top of, all the issues that were thrown at us.
The Board is very honoured and proud of the wonderful job that Ron has done for both IPCA and our Industry and would like all members to join us in congratulating this Industry Icon on such a successful career and wish him all the best on an even more fruitful retirement.
Ron will not be lost to our Industry as he will still be supporting both IPCA and the new CEO in a consulting role.
At this time the Board would also like to announce the appointment of the new IPCA CEO as Mr. Allen Mitchell.
Allen has 30 years of Manufacturing Industry experience and has worked in the Panel Industry for 5 years. He brings a wealth of commercial and general management experience to the position and is committed to continuing the significant achievements of IPCA to date.
So, please join us in welcoming Allen to his new role and supporting him in his efforts to continue on the journey of making our Industry a thriving and prosperous one.
Thank you for your continued support.
IPCA Chairman and Board