Senior Appointments at Weir Pumps
In recent months, The Weir Group has continued to strengthen the management of its Clear Liquid Division, in particular the team at Glasgow based Weir Pumps.
The pump company managing director, Laurie West was appointed divisional managing director of the Clear Liquid Division in July. The division is one of five operational divisions created within The Weir Group at the end of 2001 to provide more customer and product focus on the Group’s specific market areas.
Owen Turner who joined Weir Pumps from Flowserve in February as sales and marketing director has taken over from Laurie as managing director. Owen has almost 30 years experience in the pump sector, 20 of which have been in strategic marketing and general management positions.
Steve Gilbey joined in August to succeed Owen as sales and marketing director. He joins from Flowserve where, latterly, he was Director of Sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He has worked for over 25 years with major companies in the pump industry including IDP and Sulzer and has extensive international sales and marketing experience.
Anne-Marie Breewood also joined Weir Pumps in August as finance director designate. Anne-Marie will take over from Jim Montgomery who plans to retire later this year.
A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Anne-Marie joins from Siemens Network Systems Ltd, where she was financial controller. She has also worked at Mars Electronics International, Wellcomm Group and Exel Logistics.
Source: The Weir Group PLC