EEF has appointed Caroline Gumble to the new position of Chief Operating Officer.
Caroline joined EEF in 2003 and has held a number of key leadership roles, latterly as Executive Director. In her new position she assumes overall responsibility for EEF’s Business Services Division, which provides advice, consultancy and training across all business areas, including HR and employment law, health, safety and environment, productivity improvement, apprenticeship and skills training, learning and development and information and research.
Prior to joining EEF Caroline held senior positions in industry, including Lucas Diesel Systems and Ransoms, where she was International HR Director.
Caroline said: "As EEF expands its political influence both in the UK and across Europe and we witness a return to growth for our sector, it’s an exciting time to take up this new role and steer EEF through its growth plans and continuous improvement journey.
We are proud to deliver industry leading business support services that help organisations, whatever size or industrial sector, to deliver improved performance across the entire enterprise. I am committed to ensuring that we continue to serve our member and client needs - demonstrating integrity, reliability, expertise and professionalism in everything we do."