Thursday, April 12, 2012

News: Changes across the board at Newburgh Engineering


The chairman of Newburgh Engineering has retired, prompting changes to the board and a number of internal promotions.

Newburgh has it's head office and manufacturing facility in Templeborough and a site in Derbyshire. The precision engineering specialist is a contract manufacturer of component parts and assemblies for the nuclear, defence, oil and gas, petrochemical, aerospace and power generation industries.

Tony Middleton, who has been chairman of Newburgh for over six years, retired at the beginning of March and will be replaced by his cousin Vincent Middleton (pictured, left), who was managing director. Vince has been integral to the company's success since joining after he graduated with an MSC in Computer Aided Engineering in 1985. He will now be based at the company's Bradwell site focusing on strategic business activities.

David Greenan (pictured, right) has been confirmed as the new managing director. David started his apprenticeship at Newburgh's founding site in Bradwell, Derbyshire, 38 years ago. He has moved up through the ranks, spending time in sales and marketing before becoming Operations Director in 2005.

David said: "After spending my whole career at Newburgh, I am honoured to become the managing director. I am looking forward to working with my fellow board members, managers, and all Newburgh employees, in developing the business and driving growth."

Danny Gibbons moves onto the board as operations director after three years in Engineering Sales and Matthew Jewitt also joins the board as sales director following a successful period as commercial director.

Danny has worked for Newburgh for ten years and Matthew for 16. Remaining in their current posts are financial director Chris Gibson and business systems director David Crookes.

Following Tony Middleton's retirement, Vincent Middleton, said: "The changes to the board at Newburgh demonstrate our commitment to building towards a solid future. Each director brings a wealth of industry experience and expert knowledge to the boardroom."

Dating back to 1939, Newburgh Engineering now employs over 100 people and enjoyed a turnover of £10.7m in 2011.

Newburgh Engineering website

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