Group Finance Director
Derek joined the group in May 2018 from Taylor Hobson, a £55M turnover instrumentation business, which is part of $4B US quoted group Ametek Inc.
Derek brings with him 30 years of experience in key financial roles with manufacturing enterprises, as well as 7 years’ experience working alongside private equity investors. At Taylor Hobson Derek was responsible for finance, HR and the commercial back office. Derek has lead ERP implementation teams, has had significant exposure to M&A activities, due diligence and merging businesses, and has successfully managed cash in a leveraged environment.