2019 sees us expanding our operations and commercial teams in line with the exciting changes and the continued growth of the Zircotec Group. Zircotec’s expanded team are working together to deliver our customer excellence strategy. The new employees are experienced in improving processes and delivering the customer excellence strategy devised around the high standards and operational performance required by our customer base of OEMs and Motorsport teams.

Tony Mayell joined in April as Operations Manager. He has 33 years’ manufacturing experience, managing supply, including JIT/JIS, to the Automotive (Rolls Royce/Bentley/JLR), Aerospace, Defence and Marine sectors. Tony brings lean manufacturing principles and operational excellence experience to deliver new business and customer satisfaction. He will ensure the operations structure continues to complement capacity and company targets, reducing employee turnover. He has an in-depth HSE knowledge through NEBOSH/IOSH accreditation and audits to ISO14001/18001 standards to drive an accident free workplace.

Clive Carter joined as Project Manager to lead new and existing product development in the area of Heat Shielding, with the strategic goal of future business expansion. Projects include the development of innovative, viable and cost-effective engine technologies for off-highway vehicles with the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) He is an engineering project manager with strong experience in bespoke, integrated products and system design development. He has managed large projects and design teams in sectors varying from Industrial Laundry Systems to Motorsport Production Automation and Electric Vehicle Development.

We have also grown our commercial team to support the product development within the company, including our Heat Shield offering.

Lisa Holloway joined in April as Marketing Manager. She has a Certificate in Legal Practice from OCFE/ Coventry University and gained her Marketing qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). Lisa brings with her over 25 years’ experience across a range of marketing management roles in the pharma and biotech industry, the food industry promoting novel products for hygiene and food safety applications, and performance engineering.

Chris Houldey joined as Account Manager, for Zircotec’s Aftermarket Key Accounts. Chris has a marketing degree from Solent University, Southampton. He brings over 19 years’ experience in business development, sales and account management from roles within media communication companies. Chris has a focus on working with our customers to find the best solutions across the Zircotec portfolio and providing a first-class service.

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