Aggie Argyrou, Financial Director of Warrior Paints, has been elected as Chairperson of the SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) at the association’s recent 80th annual general meeting.
Terry Ashmore (right), who has retired after eight years as Chairperson of SAPMA, pictured wishing his successor, Aggie Argyrou, well in his new post at the recent SAPMA 80th annual general meeting.
Argyrou succeeds Terry Ashmore who has retired from the post after eight years in the chair. The new SAPMA leader has served as Vice-Chairperson of SAPMA since 1999.
He spent his school years in Benoni and qualified as a Chartered Accountant at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1974. The entrepreneurial side of Argyrou’s career started with a partnership with his brothers in a major fast-food outlet before, in 1987, becoming a founding shareholder and director of Warrior Paints.
Another SAPMA stalwart, Sanjeev Bhatt, of Synthetic Polymers, was re-elected as Vice-Chairperson of SAPMA; with Shaun Benn, of ICI Dulux, being chosen as the new second Vice-Chairperson.