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Legrand Australia Announces New Senior appointments
Fri, 1st Sep 2023

Legrand Australia, a leader in electrical installations and digital building infrastructures, recently announced key changes to its leadership team. Daniel Vega Oropeza has been appointed as the new Head of Operations, while Tosh Bourke steps into the role of Sales Director for Australia. These promotions come as the company continues to grow its extensive range of over 15,000 items under six premium brands: Legrand, HPM, BTicino, Cablofil, Netatmo, and CP Electronics.

This year marks Daniel Vega Oropeza’s 20th anniversary with Legrand, having spent eight of those years at the company’s local headquarters in Prestons, Sydney. In previous roles, he has served as Production Manager, Operations and Process Engineering Manager, and Lean Manufacturing Officer. As the Head of Operations, Daniel will now oversee the ANZ supply chain, which encompasses warehouse logistics, planning, sales forecasting, production, maintenance, and product engineering. Daniel expressed enthusiasm for his new position, stating, “I am delighted to have been appointed as Head of Operations, which allows me to further advance continuous improvement for Legrand’s ANZ business. The Legrand Group’s purpose is to improve lives, and I am looking forward to continuing to be a part of the local team that provides innovative solutions for our customers.”

Tosh Bourke brings more than two decades of sales, marketing, and commercial management experience to his new role. Initially joining Legrand’s partnered brand, HPM, in 2001, Tosh most recently held the position of General Manager Commercial. As Sales Director, he will be responsible for supporting the direction and action plans of Legrand Australia’s retail and trade businesses, overseeing a team of 90 sales staff. Speaking on his new role, Tosh says, “I am looking forward to moving into my new role as Sales Director – Australia. Taking on this key position within the company allows me to drive further successes for Legrand Australia across our local retail and trade business, as well as giving me the opportunity to work more closely with our sales team, who play such a vital role within the organisation.”

In addition to these leadership changes, Legrand Australia remains a significant local employer, with a manufacturing facility in Prestons that provides jobs for over 350 Australians. The company specializes in wiring devices like switches and sockets, emergency lighting units, and other products tailored specifically for the ANZ market, manufacturing close to 14,000 SKUs in Australia. With a dedicated local R&D team, Legrand Australia is well-positioned to continue its trajectory of innovation and growth.