ARRK Appointments EU
Tony Lowe (left) and Royden Morgan (right) become MD of Shapers Group and ARRK Europe Ltd respectively
ARRK is has announced that Tony Lowe has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the Shapers Group.
Shapers, who are an ARRK owned operation with sites in France, Germany, Poland, Russia, India and China, provide tooling & moulding services predominately to Automotive OEM’s, Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers. The group, which includes the companies Sermo and Zimmerman, has a turnover of 85m Euros and employs around 900 people world-wide.
Tony Lowe said: “I am delighted to have taken up this new position within ARRK. Part of my role will be to ensure ARRK companies in Europe work more closely together to offer a complete range of ‘joined-up’ services to our customers.”
These are exciting times for ARRK as it continues its programme of integration across Europe. Royden Morgan, who was previously the General Manager of ARRK’s Petersfield site, becomes Managing Director of ARRK Europe Ltd in the UK. He commented: “The changes in Management across Europe, along with the more ‘hands on’ approach by ARRK Japan, will enable our customers to benefit from a truly global company with experience and expertise in full-line service supply. The high level of investment in machines and people at ARRK’s UK plants is evidence of the future direction of the company. I am very proud to be taking up this new role.”