Haffner has announced a new-board level restructure to ensure the Stafford-based business continues to build on the exponential growth seen in the past few years.
With immediate effect, Dave Thomas will take up the role of Chief Executive Officer for the business and Matt Thomas will become Haffner’s new Managing Director. Bryan Dando will move from Regional Sales Manager to become Haffner’s new Commercial Director. Completing the senior management team restructure, Andy Parker will become Operations Director.
Dave Thomas, Haffner’s founder, said: “The strategic decision to restructure reflects our rapid growth over the past five years. We are now the industry’s leading machinery supplier and this is thanks to the dedication and commitment of our team. This new restructure will allow for even greater focus to continue our growth trajectory, and further support our growing customer base with the best in cutting edge machinery.”
He added: “Matt, Bryan and Andy have all been setting new standards of excellence for Haffner for a number of years. I am confident it’s the right executive team to take our business forward.”
The news follows three-years of investment at Haffner which has included the company doubling the size of its Staffordshire headquarters and commissioning a new 37,000 sqm purpose-built factory in Istanbul, Turkey, to support its continued growth.
Haffner is the exclusive UK supply partner of Graf Synergy, which offers seamless welding technology and patented welding techniques. It is the sole UK agent of Haffner Machinery, which designs innovative and engineered products and it also supplies a range of aluminium fabrication machines from FOM Industrie.