John Straw

John was appointed as Operations Manager in 2015, responsible for Production, Health & Safety, Recruitment and Staff Training across our multiple manufacturing sites. John has since been appointed Operations Director.

Commenting on his new role John said: ‘I am proud to be appointed as Operations Director. The work of all the teams on our multiple sites has been integral to succeeding in these difficult times.’

John boasts over 35 years of manufacturing experience with 22 of these being within the chemical industry. During this period, John was part of a team who won the ‘Imeche Factory of the Year’ award as well as achieving certificates in Green Belt Six Sigma, CIPD- Certificate in Training Practice and Advanced Lean Leader.

For his sins, John is a keen supporter of Derby County; you can make up your own mind about that!