Marcus Burton awarded MBE

Posted on 16 Jan 2020 and read 610 times
Marcus Burton awarded MBE Marcus Burton has been awarded an MBE for services to export and inward investment in the New Year Honours list.

Mr Burton, who serves as non-executive director for Yamazaki Mazak UK Ltd, which has its European headquarters and manufacturing plant in Worcester, was European group managing director from 2010 to 2017 (www.mazakeu.co.uk).

Mr Burton said: “I have accepted this honour on behalf of everyone who has played a part in Mazak’s success in Europe.

“I regard it as recognition of the enormous contribution of the Yamazaki family and the Japanese executive in support of British manufacturing, all of the workforce in Worcester and the UK and European management teams.”

Upon leaving the University of Birmingham, Mr Burton started his career in metrology, before joining Mazak in 2005.

In addition to his duties as non-executive director, he is also president of the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) and chairman of the economic committee of CECIMO, the European association representing the common interests of the machine tool industry.

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