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Elantic, the Bury-based specialist supplier of systems for the paper industry, has appointed Allan Holder (above left) as vice chairman and Arthur Wilson as a director. Holder founded the Holder Group in 1968, while Wilson was previously sales director of Simon Holder. UKAEA has appointed Dr John Crofts as director of safety and environment. Crofts […]

Elantic, the Bury-based specialist supplier of systems for the paper industry, has appointed Allan Holder (above left) as vice chairman and Arthur Wilson as a director. Holder founded the Holder Group in 1968, while Wilson was previously sales director of Simon Holder.

UKAEA has appointed Dr John Crofts as director of safety and environment. Crofts is director of safety for Hunting Brae. He will replace Dr Richard Peckover who becomes chief safety adviser.

Dave Smith, president of Marathon Oil UK, takes over as president of the UK Offshore Operators’ Association from 1 April. He replaces Francis Gugen who relinquishes the UKOOA presidency on his departure from Amerada Hess at the end of March.

PSM Thread Locking & Sealing has promoted Richard Dunn to the position of UK sales and commercial manager. He will head the company’s customer service team in the UK. His previous roles within the company include sales engineer, automotive manager and area sales manager for the UK fasteners division.

Engineering group IMI has appointed Brian Staples to its board as a non-executive director with effect from 1 May. Staples is chief executive of Amey plc. Kevin McDonald OBE is retiring from his role as a non-executive director.

ABB has appointed Rick Uiling as managing director for ABB Zantingh, its Cheltenham-based combined heat and power business

Epicor Software Corporation has promoted four of its senior executives to head its Emea operation. David Orren is promoted to vice-president for all Emea activities and Tim Mawby and Teresa Kennedy join the company as the vice-president of Emea Finance and vice-president of Emea Services respectively. Ian Walker is promoted to vice-president of Emea Sales.

Radan Computational, the supplier of CADCAM systems and support for sheet metalworking, has appointed Joe McAtee as business development manager. McAtee joins the company after 20 years working in sales for Amada and then Trumpf.

Modular Industries has appointed Richard Turner as general manager of its flexible handling division.