Altecnic’s Managing Director Alan Sherwin is to leave the company after eight years in the role.

Alan is retiring and handing over the role to Gary Perry, current OEM Sales & Technical Director, at the end of April this year.

He joined Altecnic in February 2000 and became finance director shortly after. He says he was extremely proud to be offered the Managing Director’s role in 2010 by Marco Caleffi, President of Altecnic’s parent company Caleffi. Central to any MD’s role is to grow the business profitability and over the last eight years Altecnic has grown by a third to a turnover of £40m. This growth has enabled the workforce to almost double over the last 10 years, with the business now employing around 90 staff.

He said: “I’m grateful for the team that have been with me over the past 18 years. Without them, I wouldn’t have had the opportunities that I’ve had at Altecnic.”

Looking forward, the new Managing Director of Altecnic, Gary Perry, said: “Within Altecnic, we have become accustomed to introducing and developing products that suit market opportunities or customer needs and this approach has generated substantial growth in our sales and product offering in recent years.

"My goal is to continue to provide sustainable growth for the business and to deliver true value to our customers by meeting their requirements for innovation, quality and service. I am immensely proud to continue to help Altecnic move forward and I look forward to a bright future for the business for years to come.”