Two New Directors for one of World's Leading Galvanizing Businesses

25 Apr 2018

Published in: Member News

The Board of one of the world's leading hot-dip galvanizing businesses has announced two new members.

Steve Milnes and Andrew Haworth have been appointed to the Board of Directors of BE Wedge Holdings Ltd, the holding company for Wedge Group Galvanizing Ltd and other leading galvanizing businesses throughout Europe and the USA.

Steve began his career with Wedge Group Galvanizing Ltd in 1988 as production controller at Heywood-based Manchester Galvanizing Ltd.   He undertook various operational roles across the Group before taking on a regional director role in 2002.  He became responsible for all of Wedge Group Galvanizing Ltd's southern UK sites in 2014. 

Andrew joined the company in 1988 as a trainee works manager in Manchester.  Following numerous roles across sales and operations within the Group, Andrew was appointed regional director in 2002 and subsequently took responsibility for all of Wedge Group Galvanizing Ltd's northern sites in 2014.

During their time with Wedge Group Galvanizing Ltd, both Steve and Andrew have been responsible for driving operational excellence and enhancing the customer experience across the Group, and will continue to do so in their current roles looking after the UK's south and north regions respectively alongside their new Board responsibilities.

Steve commented: "Having been a part of Wedge Group Galvanizing Ltd for the past 30 years, I'm thrilled to be now joining the Board of B E Wedge Holdings Ltd and am hugely excited about working alongside my fellow Board members to continue to drive forward the organisation's growth."

Andrew said: "I am exceptionally proud to have been asked to join the Board at B E Wedge Holdings and am very much looking forward to bringing my wealth of experience from across the business to my new role."

Jeremy Woolridge, Chairman and CEO of BE Wedge Holdings Ltd, said: "Both Steve and Andrew have had long and distinguished careers within the organisation which have culminated in their current divisional director roles. They have both made exceptional contributions to the business for many years and I'm delighted that they have accepted the invitation to join the Board of BE Wedge Holdings Ltd, and I wish them every success in their new enhanced roles."

B.E.Wedge Holdings Ltd is the holding company for Wedge Group Galvanizing Ltd and other leading galvanizing businesses throughout Europe and the USA. 

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