Fairview Architectural has appointed Peta Heffernan as its new chief operating officer (COO).

Heffernan has extensive experience in operations and commercial functions within manufacturing and distribution organisations and held the position of commercial manager (CM) at Carter Holt Harvey (CHH) for the last six years.

During her time at Carter Holt Harvey, Heffernan implemented operational disciplines designed to maximise supply-chain and manufacturing efficiencies.

As COO of Fairview Architectural, Heffernan will help to drive operational performance to ensure Fairview retains its place as a leading manufacturer of safe and aesthetically pleasing fa├žade products for the construction industry.

Heffernan will report directly to CEO, Andrew Gillies.

“We are delighted that Peta and her vast operational experience are now available to help Fairview retain and extend its market position by applying operational disciplines that will allow us to scale our operations effectively,” says Gillies.

“I believe that Fairview enjoys a strong foundation to build momentum for growth,” says Heffernan.

“The products are industry-leading, the team are outstanding, and the customer base includes top contractors up and down the east coast of Australia. This is a terrific opportunity to support Fairview’s drive for operational excellence across the company,” she says.