At the beginning of January we appointed John Pickering as Product and Business Development Manager for the ROTOLOK Group, based at our Headquarters in Tiverton, UK.
John has worked all his life in the engineering Industry. Starting work serving his apprenticeship in the Machine Tool Industry. After working for various engineering companies in the U.K, he emigrated to France to work for the Eaton Corporation helping to set up a new manufacturing unit in Saint Nazaire to produce heavy duty gearboxes for the truck industry.
John worked at DMN-Westinghouse in The Netherlands from 1979-1987 and 1991-2016. His last position at DMN-Westinghouse was Manager Business Development and R&D.
The ROTOLOK group designs and manufactures a vast array of components for the Bulk Solids Industry. Whilst being a renowned valve supplier in cast iron, stainless steel and aluminium, we are flexible, innovative and prepared to consider all requests, including products made from Hastelloy, Inconel and Duplex among others. In addition to our UK base, Rotolok own factories and offices in France, United States, South Africa, Singapore, Australia and India.
Commenting on his new appointment John said ‘I am thrilled to be joining Rotolok at this exciting time in the Group’s expansion. I am impressed by the company’s product range, manufacturing capabilities and global business and I am really looking forward to making a contribution to the next stage of improvement and growth’.
Rotolok Group Managing Director, Sean Swales, said ‘To be able to secure the services of a talented and experienced individual such as John is so pleasing. We continue to build an immensely strong Management Team and I am delighted to welcome John into the Rotolok fold’.