Andy Russell and Paul Ellison have joined OPG to help attract and develop new customers across all its market sectors. They will also look to grow relationships through account management and support to existing customers within the Group.
Paul has spent 25 years in New Business Development Sales predominately within Engineering and Manufacturing sectors and has joined OPG to grow and support their Healthcare, Consumer Products, Industrial and Technical Products, and Aerospace and Defence sectors and customers.
Starting his career as an Apprentice Mechanical Engineer in the Automotive sector, Paul has also worked in Aerospace, Defence, Industrial Gas Turbines and Oil & Gas. Paul is an Ordained Minister of Religion and Pastor of his local church in Gateshead. Andy will support on developing the Groups Automotive sector. After gaining a Degree in Engineering, he started his working career as an Engineering apprentice at Dunlop Aerospace and has spent the last 30 years in Sales, Business Development and Project Management areas in the Automotive Plastics supply chain.
Of the appointments, Norman Hoggett, Technical Sales Director said: “Paul and Andy both have a wealth of experience in their respective areas and they will be great additions to the OPG team. They will help us to drive our growth plans by identifying new opportunities, as well allowing us to spend more time with our existing customers by talking to them and understanding the challenges in their businesses and where OPG can help and provide solutions. I look forward to what they will bring to the Group and our customers”
By combining first-class design for manufacture, tooling, moulding and assembly at Omega Plastics, with the specialist high volume moulding and assembly provided by Signal Plastics, Omega Plastics Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of plastic injection tooling and moulding services.
Craig Swinhoe, Group Managing Director said: “The last couple of years have been an exciting period for the Group, from winning the North East Business Award for Company of the Year in 2017, our Omega Plastics and Group facilities relocation in February of this year, to our continued investment in kit and new personnel to drive our strategic growth plans, Andy and Paul’s appointment are a key part of our plan. I wish them every success here with us at OPG.”