New Managing Director for Rotork Controls Division

New Managing Director for Rotork Controls Division

03/03/2011

Grant Wood has been appointed Managing Director of Rotork Controls, the international electric valve actuation division of the Rotork Group of Companies. Rotork is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of industrial valve actuators, valve control systems and valve accessories, as well as being the leading actuator service company.

Grant, 44, joined Rotork in 2006 as Director of Site Services, where he has been responsible for growing Rotork’s worldwide after sales and engineering projects business. In his new position he will lead the further acceleration of Rotork’s activities with electric valve actuators and control systems through the further development of existing Rotork products and subsidiaries, green field initiatives to extend market and product coverage, and acquisitions. He will also continue to improve Rotork’s internal operations to further enhance the value delivered to customers and shareholders.

Before joining Rotork, Grant’s career has included management consultancy and considerable experience of utility, financial and energy sectors. His qualifications include an engineering degree from Imperial College London and a Masters in Business and Administration at the European School of Management in Paris, gained with a scholarship from the Royal Academy of Engineering and Sainsbury Management Fellows.