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February 2022

Fletcher Building Australia has appointed Paul Lavelle as the new General Manager of its Iplex Australia pipeline solutions business, effective January 2022.


Dean Fradgley, Fletcher Building Australia’s Chief Executive, says Paul is perfectly placed to lead the Iplex business into the next phase of growth.  “Paul has delivered success for Fletcher Building since 2013 in his leadership roles with Laminex and Fletcher Insulation.  His strong customer focus, drive for continuous improvement, and ability to influence positive outcomes, will ensure the strong momentum already achieved by the team at Iplex will continue to accelerate.”


Paul says, “I’m very excited to be joining the Iplex business at this stage of the business journey and look forward to working with the team and our customers to execute on the business vision of delivering innovative sustainable solutions trusted for generations”.


Paul’s commencement follows the appointment of Nicole Sumich to Fletcher Building’s Stramit Australia business in January.

About Iplex

With over 80 years’ experience, Iplex has an excellent understanding of the challenges the water industry faces.


We have delivered some of the nation’s largest and most complex water infrastructure projects.  Our experienced team actively works in collaboration with customers and the industry to provide safe, secure, and innovative water solutions today and into the future.


Iplex has broad and proven capabilities and is driven by what is important to our communities and our customers, providing strong and effective pipeline products and solutions to water authorities, rural and urban agriculture, residential, urban subdivision, civil and mining infrastructure markets across Australia.