Fresh from scooping the Outstanding Achievement award at the NEAA Annual Awards in February, John Barnett, Head of Global Manufacturing Operations takes time out to talk to the NEAA about his journey to MARELLI.
We want to understand more about the transition from the former Nissan affiliate Calsonic Kansei to the merger with Magneti Marelli to form the newly combined company, MARELLI. We also take the opportunity to ask him about his experience in actively supporting the NEAA Business Resilience Group and the clusters wider activity…
Firstly, congratulations on your recent NEAA Outstanding Achievement award. How does it feel to be given this recognition?
I’m really honoured to be recognised. I’m just a lad from Durham who has enjoyed a 30-year career in the automotive sector amongst some other really great people who have dedicated a significant amount of time to the industry and the North East region.