Paul Viney, Chairman of Woolley and Wallis the Salisbury based fine art auctioneers, has been appointed Chairman of the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers (SOFAA). The body was formed in 1973 to oversee auction practices and set out guidelines for good service within the industry.
Mr Viney has served on the committee for some years and is pleased to be taking on this important role. "The Society is the advisory body for our industry and our members constitute the vast majority of Fine Art Auctioneers in the U.K.", he commented. "During my two year tenure I hope we can raise our profile amongst the general public whilst continuing to maintain the highest standards of probity amongst all our members."
Further information about SOFAA and its role within the auction industry can be found at www.sofaa.info.