Langley appoints two new main board members
Retford 26th July, 2019
Langley Holdings plc, the diverse engineering and industrial group, has made two new appointments to its main board of directors.
Mr William Langley (24) has been appointed to the main board following three years as managing director of the group’s Reader Cement Products subsidiary, which he retains executive responsibility for.
Mr Michael Neale (64) formerly a partner at Smith & Williamson, the group’s auditors and financial advisors, joins the Langley Holdings board after more than 30 years as principal financial advisor to the group.
Langley Holdings plc (Langley) is a globally operating, multi-disciplined engineering and industrial manufacturing concern, principally providing capital equipment technologies to diverse markets around the world. Langley businesses are either outright market leaders or occupy strong niche positions in their respective fields, providing advanced technologies in a solutions based approach.
The group was established in 1975 by the current Chairman, Mr Tony Langley, and remains in family ownership.
In May 2019, Langley acquired Marelli Motori, the Italian motor and generator manufacturer. The group now comprises 6 divisions based in the UK, Germany, France and Italy.
The group has a worldwide manufacturing and commercial footprint of several million square feet with production facilities in Germany, France, the UK, Italy, the United States, Malaysia and China and more than 80 sales and service subsidiaries in the Americas, Europe, the Far East and Australasia, over 95% of which is owned outright by the group or its subsidiaries. The Langley group employs over 5,000 people globally.