New Consultancy Director at manufacturers' organisation

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EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, has appointed Martin Strutt as its new Consultancy Director. Martin will be responsible for leading and developing EEF’s manufacturing consulting services across the UK, ensuring that they provide manufacturers with the support they need to drive growth and productivity.


The move comes as the sector faces another challenging year, with global economic risks looming large. Martin is well-placed to help manufacturers tackle risks and find long-term solutions. He is a highly accomplished Operations Director with 37 years’ experience of working with a broad range of multi-national manufacturing businesses in both executive management and senior consulting roles.


Martin has a proven track record of reorganisation, process improvement and profit growth. He is a qualified Chartered Engineer and started his career at British Aerospace in 1979. Subsequently he has worked with industry heavyweights and consultancy firms, including KPMG, Chloride Group, Hewlett Packard and PA Consulting Group. As a consultant he has worked with household names, such as Rolls-Royce, Siemens and Panasonic.


EEF has been offering consultancy and business services to industry for 120 years.


Caroline Gumble, Chief Operating Officer at EEF, says: “Martin is a great hire at a challenging time for UK manufacturers. He brings a wealth of senior-level experience that will prove invaluable to companies seeking long-term, sustainable solutions that will help drive growth.


“He has the skills and knowledge to help companies unlock the productivity puzzle and get to grips with the opportunities presented by Industry 4.0. We’ve been backing British manufacturing for 120 years now and this appointment further strengthens the support we can offer.”


Martin Strutt, Consultancy Director at EEF, says: “EEF is renowned for the support it provides to the manufacturing sector. I now have a great opportunity to strengthen it further, ensuring that its consultancy delivers even greater value and results that will underpin future manufacturing growth.


“I’m passionate about our sector and I’m looking forward to helping a broad range of businesses diagnose their issues and then implement bespoke solutions - I firmly believe in a holistic approach that delivers long-term sustainable results. EEF, as the manufacturers’ organisation, is well-placed to do this.”


To find out more about EEF’s Consultancy services, visit: or call 0808 168 5874.



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