Group Operations Director
Alastair joined Blatchford as Operations Director in Spring 2021 to set the strategic direction across Operations globally. He has led the global implementation of our fully integrated ERP platform, realising the benefits of standardised, efficient ways of working. His ability to focus his team on delivery and innovation has successfully enabled stronger performance capability and business growth.
With over 25 years’ experience managing FTSE250 manufacturing businesses at group board level, Alastair has successfully delivered group strategic objectives, maximising efficiencies and growth. His capability spans the full cross section of manufacturing from new product development, supply chain, quality, production management contracts and logistics through to delivery and after-market customer service, across several regulated industry sectors.
Before joining Blatchford Alastair lead the operational turnaround and growth at Rotork plc, growing revenue from £100million to over £650million across 28 worldwide facilities.
Alastair empowers those around him to achieve key organisation objectives and contribute through innovation and continual improvement.