Our People

Dave Wichmann – General Manager

Dave has 15 years industry experience in both engineering and operations roles within the manufacturing sector following a 16 year technical management career in the Navy.

Dave brings a strong people focus and has achieved great success driving operational improvements through team engagement and balanced personnel management.



Dave Wichmann          P: 03 9460 3211          M: 0400 395 640          E: davew@labelhousevic.com.au

Frank Smout – Sales Manager

With over 35 year experience, Frank is one of the most experienced people in the Label Industry. Dealing with Frank is a very refreshing experience as he is one of the most trustworthy and honest people you could meet. Frank has a love for the wine industry but also services clients in a cross section of other categories. He has a very unique approach to sales and his years of involvement with self-adhesive labels means there is not too many scenarios he hasn’t seen before. Therefore he can offer technical and design advice that very few others are qualified to do.

Frank is an integral member of Labelhouse and is a sounding board for the sales and customer service team on a variety of issues. Frank openly and freely gives of his time to ensure Labelhouse customers receive service above and beyond expectations. 

Frank Smout          P: 03 9460 3211          M: 0418 335 239          E: franks@labelhousevic.com.au

Alex Connaughton – Business Development Manager

Alex has over 11 years industry experience and brings a sound technical knowledge of the print process from start-to-finish, after working in both Operations and Sales. This enables him to provide recommendations and bring multiple solutions to the table for your brand and product. After completing a Print Media apprenticeship in Ireland and moving to Australia, Alex remains focused within the Wine & Spirits label space.

Alex has a love for labels, thoroughly enjoys working alongside people, and thrives on building new relationships.


Alex Connaughton          P: 03 9460 3211          M: 0428 526 833          E: alexc@labelhousevic.com.au

Libby Riseborough – Account Manager

With 17 years’ experience in the printing industry, Libby brings knowledge and a passion for helping client’s get the best result for their projects.






Libby Riseborough          P: 03 9460 3211          M: 0422 027 045          E: libbyr@labelhousevic.com.au

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