New operations director for leading green tech company
Posted on 11 Feb 2024 and read 358 times
, an internationally renowned innovator of magnetic transmissions and ultra-compact motors, has announced the appointment of Joe Kitchen as its new operations director. Mr Kitchen, who has a Masters in business administration and a first-class Bsc in engineering management, joins with more than 15 years’ experience working in the manufacturing and operations management fields.
Having held senior positions across a number of industrial sectors, including automotive, aerospace and energy generation, Mr Kitchen has also worked at an international level as a senior management consultant and head of operational excellence at Siemens Gamesa.
His experience in leadership and operational accountability — alongside his understanding of leading large teams, delivering change projects, as well as coaching and upskilling workforces — will help to drive innovation and development across the entire Magnomatics business.
CEO Gary Rodgers said: “I would like to welcome Joe to the Magnomatics team. He has substantial experience at driving transformational change, which will be a valuable asset, as we not only continue to grow our business, but also further enhance our status for being at the forefront of the markets we serve.”
Mr Kitchen added: “I am delighted to be joining such a forward-thinking and dynamic company. I am looking forward to fully immersing myself in the role and working with everyone to further build on Magnomatics’ reputation.”
The company has a long history of developing innovative solutions for a huge range of market sectors, from electric vehicles and aerospace, to renewables, marine propulsion and many more.