We are pleased to announce Mario Del-Signore as the new GAI President. Mario has been involved in the industry since 1984, when he first took a role in one of his local ironmongers. Following 12 years in a very successful retail ironmonger, he then joined CISA UK, leading their Mechanical Business division. Then, after roles with both Ingersoll Rand and GU, Mario established the CES UK business in the UK in 2009.
Having served on the GAI Technical and Marketing Committees, Mario served the Institute of Architectural Ironmongers (IAI) as Vice Chairman 2013 to 2015 and Chairman 2015 to 2018. He was also the recipient of the GAI Trophy for services to the IAI in 2011, Fellowship Award in 2018 and took over as the GAI President in May 2021.
Alongside Mario's appointment, Kaz Spiewakowski was appointed as GAI Vice President and Steve Bewick as GAI Treasurer.