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Automotive Aftermarket Franchises appoints new head of glazing operations for Ireland

Automotive Aftermarket Franchises Ltd. has appointed Stephen Maher as Head of Automotive Glazing Operations with a special responsibility for the Novus Glass Ireland franchise.

Stephen Maher

Maher has experienced the automotive glazing industry from grassroots up, initially as a glazing technician. He joined the ranks of management in 2006, progressing to national sales and operations manager in 2008.

Commenting on the appointment, Jonathan Penny, Managing Director of Automotive Aftermarket Franchises Ltd. said: “We are confident that Stephen Maher is the right man to deliver our framework for growth. Our company will benefit greatly from his knowledge and his experience, as we establish and grow the Novus Glass network in Ireland.”

Maher is a member of various professional societies and associations, and committed to the principle of continued learning and development.

Stephen Maher commented: “I am interested in being at the forefront of the industry – exposed to new technology and the latest innovations from this company whose track record of market leadership speaks for itself.

“I’ll have the opportunity to fundamentally impact how the automotive glazing industry shapes up over the coming years here in Ireland, as I introduce the best of the Novus Glass global brand to this market.”

Maher’s appointment became effective in March 2019, and he can be contacted at