Movetech UK appoint new Operations Director

Movetech UK has appointed Russell Entwistle to the board to oversee operations activities, including production, purchasing and Health and Safety.

Newly appointed Operations Director; Russell is tasked with developing system improvements which will help provide better efficiency and effectiveness in the company.

Born and bred in Bolton, Russell is the son of the late John Entwistle, Movetech UK’s Founder, and joins his brother Tim Entwistle; Managing Director on the board alongside Technical Sales Director; David Houghton.

Since joining the company 17 years ago Russell has undertaken many jobs including roles in Purchasing, Production Management and Operations. In addition to holding the role of company Health and Safety co-ordinator; Russell will remain the head of all duties in the purchasing department, production department as well as heading up the service and repair department.

Tim Entwistle, Managing Director said: “At Movetech UK we are keenly aware of the need to move forward. Appointing Russell to the board will unquestionably help the company advance its competitiveness further in worldwide markets it services by creating and developing sleek, smooth production operations and ensuring our stringent quality standards remain adhered to.”

He then added: "The Company’s senior management team has undertaken leadership and management training through the government-backed Growth Accelerator programme, which aims to help high growth businesses reach their full potential. Having the opportunity to be part of this programme has helped Russell immensely, and I believe as a company, we are well on our way to accomplishing our ambitions growth plans."