Western Advance has appointed of Martin Dillon as general manager East, effective immediately. 

Based in Melbourne, Dillon is responsible for delivering Western Advance’s growth strategy in the region and will also be managing Western Advance’s Sydney operations. Dillon brings extensive experience from a thriving career spanning over 20 years in strategic leadership roles globally, making him a key member of Western Advance’s executive management team.

Prior to this appointment, Martin was managing director, Fire & Security Products Australia and New Zealand at United Technology Corporation (UTC) a global company servicing customers in the commercial aerospace, defence and building industries. Before joining UTC, Dillon was national sales manager security products Australia and New Zealand and then general manager security products at industry giant General Electric (GE). Dillon has also held senior sales and operational roles at Chubb, Honeywell and Johnson Controls.

“We welcome Martin to Western Advance at the beginning of an important chapter in the company's further growth. Martin brings a remarkable breadth of expertise and experience to the management team,” said Mike Pugh, managing director. “It is testimony to our company culture that we are able to attract the best talent in our industry. We now have an incredibly strong team of industry leaders, underlining excellence in our business.” ♦