Richard Summers has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. With the business since 1988, Richard progresses from the role of Operations Director, a position he has held since 2002.
Richard has been part of the senior team at Allied for over twenty years.
Three new board level appointments have also been made as Allied develops its Senior Leadership Team with new board members for manufacturing, organisational development, and quality.
Robin Stanfield will now oversee the company’s two factories as Manufacturing Director for Allied Glass. Having joined Allied in 1999, Robin he has been Factory Manager at Allied Leeds since 2015 and brings a strong understanding and considerable industry experience to the board.
In a further announcement, Sara Tucker has been appointed to the newly created role of Organisational Development Director. With operational human resources experience, Sara will be responsible for HR and business strategy development.
Martin Jones has become the company’s first Quality Director. Martin has over three decades of relevant glass container experience in design and quality assurance, he also brings considerable industry knowledge to the board.
To support these board appointments, Luke Baresh has taken on the role of Factory Manager for the Leeds site, Josie Woodward has been promoted to Human Resources Manager and Jason Hunton is the new Production Manager for Allied’s Knottingley site..