Meet The Staff
The Made In The Midlands Staff
Jason PittCEO (Made in the Midlands News)
Duncan TiftHead of Communications (Made in the Midlands News)
Charles AddisonRegional Director (Made in the Midlands News)
Adam TipperGroup Commercial Marketing Manager (Made in the Midlands News)
Iwona SobolewskaCustomer Success Manager (Made in the Midlands News)
Abigail LeachmanRegional Membership Manager (Made in the Midlands News)
Joanna MiniukCustomer Success Manager
Alex BamfordEvents Manager (Made in the Midlands News)
Ilona PittDirector (Made in the Midlands News)
Laura RogersBusiness Administrator (Made in the Midlands News)
Magdalena LatochRegional Membership Manager (Made in the Midlands News)
What will happen once we leave the Single Market? Will we see a new Customs Union; will we have punitive tariffs; will we be truly free to source international trade agreements; and just where will the future opportunities lie? Board members oversee our peer to peer international directory which helps connect members with importing and exporting success to share their knowledge.
Andrew WhitworthDirector (AW Precision Limited)
Charles BonehamDirector (Boneham and Turner Limited)
Neil GeogheganCEO (Clamason)
Chris TrumanManaging Director (Syspal Ltd)
Rowan CrozierCEO (C Brandauer & Co Ltd)
Rob SwannManaging Director (Encompass Group)
James UnderwoodManaging Director (Micro-Mesh Engineering)
This group will adopt a dual focus by tackling the issue on two fronts.One will address Apprenticeships, while the other will look at the skills fissure in the Boardroom. Members will use their own experiences to demonstrate how you change a company’s mindset to strengthen the organisation both from the top down, to the bottom up.
Ian FitzpatrickChief Executive Officer (Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills)
Ian MiddletonUK Chairman (Gestamp)
Phil StanleyManaging Director (TWP Manufacturing Ltd)
Malcolm HallewellManaging Director (JLF Manufacturing)
Alan LustyCEO (adi Group)
David NewDirector (LEMA)
Gareth JonesManaging Director (In-Comm Training & Business Services)
Carl HughesManufacturing and Plant Director (Dennis Eagle)
Emma HollyManaging Director (Lucy Castings)
Chris GreenhoughCommercial Director (Salop Design and Engineering Ltd)
Ian GreenawayManaging Director (MTM Products Ltd)
Industry 4.0 is classed as the fourth industrial revolution in industry and manufacturing, whereby computers and automation will come together to create a ‘smart factory’.
Board members help shape MIM’s 4.0 strategy by identifying exhibitions and speaker opportunities which will benefit the entire membership. In addition, there will be opportunities to demonstrate thought leadership by writing articles in our magazine, social media platforms and specific Industry 4.0 blogs.
Graham YeomansDirector (Yeoman Pressings Ltd)
Steven McCarthyOwner (Meltd3d)
Steve FarrowManaging Director (Pilz Automation Technology)
Andrew HodgsonStrategic Sales Lead - Digitalisation (Siemens)
Matt BenfieldManaging Director (Visdata Limited)
Richard JonesManaging Director (MTI Welding Technologies)
Edward JamesManaging Director (Citizen Machinery UK)
Members of this group will play a crucial role in helping to steer the future direction of Made in the Midlands (MIM). Whilst helping companies to be inclusive, the knowledge and skills of the members concerned will help realise the aims of the MIM Inclusivity Campaign.
As a member of the group your knowledge will be vital in helping companies boost their productivity and tackle key challenges such as skills shortages by making staff members feel more involved and valued in the everyday operation of the business.
Simone ThomasDirector (HT Brigham)
Jason JamesBusiness Development Support (Hexagon Metrology Ltd)
Mark TaylorDirector (Arlington Automotive)
Meet The Ambassadors
Meet the Made in the Midlands Ambassadors