FPE Global appoints new CEO
Posted on March 2016
FPE Global is delighted to announce the appointment of David Cooper as Chief Executive Officer.
David joins FPE Global from his role as Managing Director of Matcon, where he led numerous strategic initiatives resulting in significant and sustained growth in revenue and profitability over almost 15 years of service. David was instrumental in helping to drive the international growth of the company across Europe, the USA, South East Asia, India and China. David will take on his new role with FPE Global from 1stMarch 2016.
On his appointment at FPE Global, David Cooper said:
“It is a privilege to be joining FPE Global, where we have an opportunity to build a World leading materials handling platform that delivers significant and unique value to our customers and shareholders.
“We’ve seen increased demand for innovation and excellence in materials handling on a global scale, which presents a huge opportunity for the business. I am very excited to be leading the company through this next phase of growth.”
Peter Williamson, chairman at FPE Global, added:
“We’re really pleased to welcome David to the team. He was instrumental in the transformation of Matcon and his expertise of servicing the food and pharmaceutical sectors will add tremendous value to FPE as we work towards crystallising the firms value proposition and delivering sustainable growth.”
To support plans for expected growth and increase our operations capacity, we recently relocated our headquarters to Cheadle in the North of the UK. We plan to implement a new Innovation & Test facility enabling us to continually deliver excellence in materials handling and pneumatic conveying.