Attwater hires two new managers

Preston-based industrial laminates specialist Attwater has appointed Josh McGlashon and Anna Holden to help drive its future growth.

Josh joins as commercial and legal manager, bringing extensive experience within the services industry and commercial marketing.

He said: "My focus will be to ensure that we capture the brand of Attwater, the unique history this encompasses and to market ourselves accordingly to the right customers.

"I also plan to drive forward changes to our branding and website, making this more user friendly and appropriate for the sectors we serve. Alongside this my aim will be to significantly grow Attwater's presence on social media as this is a growing area for our industry."

Anna has joined as sales manager with responsibility for the day-to-day running of the sales office and overseeing future growth. She has 20 years of experience working in commercial sales environments, predominantly within manufacturing companies.

Anna said: "I am on a mission to make sure Attwater customer service is the best I can possibly make it. My focus this year will be on growth, opening new markets and bringing new Attwater services and products to the rail, defence and power generation sectors.

This is an exciting time for Attwater, there is a feel-good factor from celebrating our 150th anniversary

"Developing a business with over 150 years experience is an exciting prospect for me. We have a great business and shouting about it will be a great thrill."

Andy Goode, Attwater's managing director, said: "This is an exciting time for Attwater. There is a feel-good factor from celebrating our 150th anniversary but we also have plenty of exciting new ideas that will drive this company forward.

"Josh and Anna are both highly experienced individuals and we are delighted to have them on board and playing a key role in our future plans."

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