Plastics Capital (AIM: PLA), the niche plastics products group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Mansfield as CEO of BNL (UK) Limited ("BNL"), one of its four subsidiary businesses, based in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.
Derek Mansfield has 10 years of general management experience within TT electronics PLC, having been Managing Director of three different technically advanced manufacturing subsidiaries, the most recent of which was based in Malaysia. Prior to that, Derek gained 20 years manufacturing industry experience with important roles during that time in business development, product engineering and operations management, all highly relevant to BNL. He holds a BSc with Honours in Technology Management.
Derek succeeds Neil Partlett, who was CEO when Plastics Capital acquired BNL in November 2005, and will commence employment on 3rd January 2012.
Commenting on the appointment, Executive Chairman, Faisal Rahmatallah said:
"I am very pleased to welcome someone of Derek's pedigree to lead the team at BNL. Derek's considerable manufacturing industry experience will be a great asset as we continue to pursue organic growth opportunities and deliver on our new business pipeline for the remainder of the financial year and beyond."