Fastener head

Peter G Wilson is the new president of Textron Fastening Systems Europe. Based in England, Wilson will oversee 23 operations across Europe with over 5500 employees and revenues exceeding £420 million.

Turnbull joins ICS

ICS Group has announced the appointment of Dr George Turnbull as technical director. Probably best known as the founder of Turnbull Control Systems, Dr Turnbull has held the position of technical director of Eurotherm International for the last 20 years. At ICS, he will oversee the broad direction of R&D.

New md for Thomson Thomson IBL has appointed Alan G Paine to the position of managing director. He has an extensive background in manufacturing, quality and general business management, with Thomson and Lucas Automotive.

Stokes heads up components

Klockner-Moeller has appointed Jerry Stokes as general manager, sales & marketing, for its UK Components division. He succeeds David Shutt, who is retiring.