Rob Meachem Appointed GM of BGW Technologies.

Rob Meachem has been appointed to the role of general manager of the BGW Technologies business and will join the company mid-July.

Meachem was appointed state manager for Direct Alarm Supplies back in 1994 and finished his tenure as group general manager (electronics, security, IT) for Hills Ltd in 2014. Most recently he was general manager – Australasia for wireless comms tech house, Simoco Group.

"Robert has worked for some of Australia's and New Zealand's largest B2B value-added importing, distribution, manufacturing and integration technology organisations based around communications, electronic security and IT," said BGW Group CEO, Laurie Murphy.

"Robert will be responsible for ensuring the successful growth of the BGW Technologies business and leveraging the tech business across the entire BGW group of companies. His broad experience and strategic thinking will help to lead BGW Technologies into the future.

"I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Ron Jackson for his ongoing support and dedication while looking after the BGW Technologies business. Ron has been in this role for 3 years and with the BGW family for 14 years. A further announcement will follow in the coming weeks about how Ron will continue to contribute to the ongoing successes of the BGW Group."