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New operations director for leading green tech company

Posted on 11 Feb 2024 and read 768 times
New operations director for leading green tech companyMagnomatics, 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.