Alan Williams becomes new CEO of Camira

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As we prepare for the next stage of our future growth and strategic development on a global scale, we are delighted to announce that Alan Williams has been appointed as the new CEO of Camira Group.

Alan becomes CEO following a 17-year career at Camira

Joining Camira in 2004, Alan's appointment as CEO follows a 17-year career at Camira which saw him become a key part of the Management Buy-Out team back in 2006 to set the company up as an independent business, expanding our manufacturing and vertical supply capabilities, supplying both the commercial interiors and mass passenger transport markets. He has also been actively involved in numerous acquisitions, most recently taking ownership of Holmfirth Dyers and the North American fabric brand Luna Textiles. The other Board members are Anthony Croall, Commercial Director, Lucy Bolton, Finance Director, and Paul Barnard, who now steps back into the role of Chairman from Interim CEO and will continue to advise on strategic development and implementation across Group operations and commercial activities.

“It is a real privilege to be leading Camira as CEO into the next phase of our corporate journey and strategic development."

Commenting on his appointment, Alan said: “It is a real privilege to be leading Camira as CEO into the next phase of our corporate journey and strategic development. What continues to drive me is a passion for the textiles and interiors industries, designing and manufacturing new products which inspire our markets, providing our customers with the best possible service offering and making sure we keep sustainability at the center of our thinking and actions. We have an amazing team of people and we are all part of a fantastic company which will continue to grow, move forward and prosper.”