Mike Rigby (Managing Director)
Worked as a Marketing Consultant before joining ICI where he ran a marketing research consultancy and went on to market Dulux Paints. This was followed by valuable experience in a national builders' merchant marketing kitchens, bathrooms and building materials.
His successful career in the window industry started as Marketing Director of Bowater Zenith Windows, the leading direct-sell company. From there he went onto become a director of Thurgar Bardex, a quoted PLC, Managing Director of the PVC-U systems company, National Profiles, and the N&P Group. The group included a leading trade fabricator, a specialist kit conservatory company, a retail installer with significant local authority business, and the hardware distributor Window Ware. Most of Thurgar Bardex is now part of Heywood Williams PLC.
Mike helps companies to grow profitably, and advises on business improvement and effective marketing. He is a full member of The Market Research Society, The Strategic Planning Society, The Marketing Society and the IOD.
The MRA team
Our associates have worked with such prestigious companies as Travis Perkins, Honda, Anglian Windows and Marshall - Tufflex. Combined with MRA's considerable experience within the window industry, their specialist knowledge helps us offer an outstanding consultancy service. David Herman is a consultant specialising in financial assignments with Michael Rigby Associates and non-executive chairman of a firm of financial advisers. He is also director of M&A Registers. Godfrey Arnold specialises in providing advice in PVC technology and applications, while David Amos runs the Manufacturing Clinic, a website providing industry benchmarks, think-pieces and practical, on-site help and support for companies in the window, door, cellular foam and rainwater industries.