“Ian has proved to be a transformational leader, and leaves us with a business that is stronger, simpler and more resilient”


European business with sales, margin and operational challenges.

Actions and results

  • Targeted sales growth with price increases
  • Drove operational improvement, challenged the established company culture and improved process stability in UK facility
  • Simplified business through exiting of unattractive product development program
  • Supported expansion of business areas to supply major bus OEMs
  • Led project to close French plant to consolidate European cylinder production at UK site
  • Delivered and exceeded 2017 and 2018 budgets