John Russell appointed chairman of West Midlands Manufacturing Consortium

John Russell has been appointed chairman of the West Midlands Manufacturing Consortium (WMMC) 

Russell, who has held senior positions at Manganese Bronze, Harley Davidson and Land Rover will be responsible for delivering the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) contract and unleashing the region’s engineering potential.

The former electrical engineering graduate is said to be keen to use his position at the helm of WMMC to help create the right climate for growth by ensuring manufacturers receive the specialist assistance they need to expand and create jobs.