Jim Holland has been appointed CEO of major Australian family-run business Multinail. He will replace Peter Taylor, founder and CEO of Multinail, who will move away from the day-to-day operations of Multinail from September. Source: Timberbiz
Mr Taylor will retain overall direction of Multinail in his role as non-executive chairman of the board.
Mr Holland is a senior executive leader with more than 30 years’ experience in the construction industry.
His appointment follows a world-wide search and he will guide Multinail through Mr Taylor’s move to chairman of the board. Mr Holland has been entrusted with maintaining the vitality, focus of innovation and energy that make Multinail unique in the market.
“While I’m stepping away from day-to-day operations at Multinail, I’ll retain my position as non-executive chairman of the board.
“I’m proud of the company Multinail has become. Our staff are knowledgeable, enthusiastic and passionate about their work. We look forward to working with Jim to further strengthen and grow Multinail,” said Mr Taylor.
Multinail is in a strong position, having doubled revenue over the past five years. Part of Mr Holland’s role will be to mentor and guide management, to grow the company and to fully leverage opportunities in the market.
“This is an exciting time for Multinail. We offer something unique in the market – a strong orientation to customers, a commitment to innovation and a youthful energy that pervades everything we do. This is a generational change that will position the Taylor family and Multinail strongly for the future,” said Trent Taylor, COO, Multinail
From Seattle in the US, Mr Holland has spent more than 30 years in various roles in a BHP/BlueScope Steel company. He has spent significant periods of time working in Australia, and with a strong background in construction, will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role at Multinail.
“I am very impressed by Multinail. It’s a very successful, family run business with a staff that are knowledgeable and committed to their work. I believe strongly in doing the right thing by staff and customers. I am very attracted to this company because I believe my values align strongly with those of the Taylor family and staff of Multinail,” Mr Holland said.