As demand for a number of product lines continues to grow globally the Performance Chemicals division has created a new role of Global Operations Improvement Manager. The division is therefore pleased to welcome Howard Sutton to its ranks to take up this new role from May 1st 2012.
Within his new role Howard will assess and convert opportunities for capacity expansion and vertical integration within the existing product portfolio and also provide an operational lead in new product development and production both at Consett and elsewhere.
Howard will be based at Consett and report into the Commercial Director, Performance Chemicals with an additional dotted line reporting structure into the Consett Operations Manager. Howard will also liaise very closely with the Thomas Swan regional managers in Asia and the Americas in line with Thomas Swan’s aspiration to expand its operational footprint globally.