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For more than 30 years we at Baccara have been supplying the highest quality valves and equipment to Industry throughout Australia New Zealand and the S.E. Asian Region through our comprehensive network of distributors and resellers.
We have extensive knowlege of a range of products including:
Brian is the original owner of Baccara and has been in business for over 33 years.
Starting the business in a very small space at the back of a bank where you could just about touch both walls width wise, he successfully grew the business via import agencies and vast experience in process control.
Brian often talks about his love of Ireland. A family man, he enjoys long walks and the occasional game of golf. He also loves eating out with friends and catching up for a coffee.
National Sales Manager
Over 45 years’ experience in the pneumatics industry including IMI Norgren, Honeywell, Melbourne Air & Hydraulics, Rexroth and owner of PSI Fluid Power.
Migrated with parents and two brothers from England in 1970, completing a fitter and turner apprenticeship at Julius Marlow shoe company (Florsheim shoes) in 1977
A family man married for over 40 years with three children. One of which Stephie is now working alongside him.
Having Known Brian from Baccara since 1987 he joined the company to manage it moving forward.
Administration Manager and Internal Sales
Cheryl has nearly 40 years’ experience as an Administrator, with over 17 years at a major bank as Administration Manager and Regional Executive’s Assistant.
She has been with PSI Fluid Power for 20 years as Administration Manager and Internal Sales, now bringing her vast administrative experience to Baccara.
Married with three adult children who now have their own successful careers, Cheryl loves to spend her spare time exercising, sewing and spending time with her family.
Technical Sales Engineer
Started with the company in 2020 with 45 years’ experience, 13 years in manufacturing and automating industrial valves, and 32 years selling industrial and process automation and control solutions across all industries.
Served a mechanical engineering – manufacturing apprenticeship with Saunders Valves in the UK and migrated to Australia in 1983 with his wife of less than 1 year. Has worked for Pipeline Supplies of Australia (now part of MRC Global), Ascomation Pty Ltd and IMI Norgren. Now married for 38 years with two adult daughters. Has known Blain since 1987 and Brian since 1988 and is happy to be now working alongside them and supporting the business to help its continued growth and success.
Internal Sales and Administration
Previously having a career in Conservation and Land Management, due to a number of hip conditions and several years of surgery/rehab, Stephie found herself working full time for Blain at PSI Fluid Power in an environment more suitable to her hip conditions.
Working casually doing fitting & turning, and admin since the age of 15, she has developed an extensive knowledge of the business and its operations.
Weekends are usually filled with camping, gardening and exploring parks and gardens all around Victoria. Now the leading internal sales consultant for Baccara, with an ever-growing knowledge for the product range, you’ll likely hear from Stephie when making an enquiry.
Administration and Accounts
Vivienne has an extensive history in administration and has been working for Baccara for nearly 20 years taking care of sales, admin and accounts.
With two children and two grandchildren, when she’s not busy at work she’s enjoying a round of golf, dinner with friends and family, or enjoying a well deserved holiday.
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