Ricardo technology director to chair European R&D association

1 May 2014

Simon Edwards, Ricardo’s global director of technology, has been appointed to chair EARPA, the influential association of automotive R&D organisations across Europe.

New appointments at DMG MORI

1 May 2014

As part of a recruitment drive that has seen the addition of five, new highly skilled service engineers, DMG MORI has announced that Martin Woodbridge has joined the company as Installation Manager and Neil Stuart has joined as Product Manager Milling for the North of England.

Airbus Group announces key management appointments

1 May 2014

Airbus Group has made three key management changes at its Airbus Helicopters and Airbus Defence and Space Divisions as well as its Aerolia subsidiary.

Chief Operating officer for Balfour Beatty

1 May 2014

Balfour Beatty Engineering Services (BBES) has created a new Chief Operating Officer role to strengthen its national leadership team.

​ MIA appoints new business development director

1 May 2014

The Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) has appointed a new business development director to strengthen its Motorsport to Defence initiative. Nick Wills, OBE joins the MIA to help enhance connections for motorsport companies within the defence sector, open new avenues for creating business partnerships and maximise business opportunities.

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