Thursday, April 22, 2021

A W Hainsworth & Sons appoints new MD

Yorkshire-based A W Hainsworth & Sons Ltd, the woollen cloth maker, has appointed Amanda McLaren to the post of Managing Director.

Following the formation of the Family Council and the appointment of Andrew Wright as Non-Executive Chairman in 2018, Amanda will support the Executive Director Team with the safe running of this family business.

Amanda is an experienced Executive Board Director with a record for results working with both SME’s and global manufacturing organisations and with her previous experience gained from working at the Halifax-based company, James Heal, Amanda will lead the team with a wealth of manufacturing knowledge and commerciality.

Amanda said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining the prestigious AW Hainsworth, in the capacity of Managing Director, working within a very experienced and driven Executive Director Team, I am excited to be able to take the reins and help the Team to fully explore and achieve its strategic growth objectives.

“With sustainability at the heart of the company’s core objectives and my natural passion for the Textile Sector, I am confident the business can build on its current platform and provide an exciting and strong future, for the Family, Stakeholders’ and Employees alike.”

A message from the Editor:

Thank you for reading this story on our news site - please take a moment to read this important message:

As you know, our aim is to bring you, the reader, an editorially led news site and magazine but journalism costs money and we rely on advertising, print and digital revenues to help to support them.

With the Covid-19 pandemichaving a major impact on our industry as a whole, the advertising revenues we normally receive, which helps us cover the cost of our journalists and this website, have been drastically affected.

As such we need your help. If you can support our news sites/magazines with either a small donation of even £1, or a subscription to our magazine, which costs just £31.50 per year, (inc p&P and mailed direct to your door) your generosity will help us weather the storm and continue in our quest to deliver quality journalism.

As a subscriber, you will have unlimited access to our web site and magazine. You'll also be offered VIP invitations to our events, preferential rates to all our awards and get access to exclusive newsletters and content.

Just click here to subscribe and in the meantime may I wish you the very best.

Latest news

University of Sheffield spinout company raises £10m to advance stem cell therapy for hearing loss

University of Sheffield spinout company, Rinri Therapeutics, has raised a total of £10 million from investors and the UK Future Fund to advance its...

Progeny extends reach into Scotland with Affinity expansion

Progeny Group is continuing to extend its multi-disciplinary professional services into Scotland with the acquisition of Affinity financial planning practice. A five-strong team, Affinity was...

Bank of England to open to northern hub in Leeds

The Bank of England is set to open a new northern hub in Leeds as part of plans to bolster staff presence across the...

Rising distress for Yorkshire businesses despite gov support

Despite Government support measures designed to avoid mass insolvencies, businesses in Yorkshire and across the UK are experiencing rapidly escalating levels of distress. According to...

Business Revival Grant Fund to open for COVID-hit Lincolnshire businesses

Next week, City of Lincoln Council and West Lindsey District Council will launch a new Business Revival Grant Fund. The grant is aimed at supporting...

German ag machinery manufacturer relocates into £3m East Yorks premises

Grimme, a German manufacturer and supplier of agricultural machinery, has relocated into a £3 million purpose-built premises in East Yorkshire. The £45 million UK turnover...

Related news

Industry leader joins Cognito Learning as CEO

A training and education industry leader has been appointed by technology and learning specialist, Cognito Learning. Allan Pettman, who has more than 20 years senior...

Sweco strengthens building standards division with trio of senior consultants

Engineering, environment, design and regulatory consultancy Sweco has strengthened its Building Standards division with the appointment of three senior consultants as the business looks...

Keyland appoints new director

Luke Axe has been promoted to Land & Planning Director at Keyland Developments, the property trading arm of Kelda Group and sister-company to Yorkshire...

New promotion at Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett

Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has strengthened its Regulatory and Corporate Defence (RCD) team with the promotion of criminal regulatory lawyer Meghan Waldron to Senior...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.