MAA chairman Clive Snowdon announces the names of three members returned to the MAA board for further terms of office.
MAA chairman Clive Snowdon announces the names of three members returned to the MAA board for further terms of office at the recent MAA members meeting and AGM.
They are: David Danger, Managing director of UTC Aerospace Systems – Marston Aerospace. Adrian Leatherland, former Head of business development at Linea Resourcing. Peter Smith, Chairman and Chief executive of the Nasmyth Group.
Snowdon also announced that Neil Holmes, Managing director of Columbia Precision, had been appointed to the board as a representative of SMEs. The MAA, he said, was busy and expanding, driven by ongoing work to support members and also by the rollout of NATEP, in which the MAA plays an active role.
|MAA Board directors; Adrian Leatherland,
Clive Snowdon & David Danger
||The members meeting & AGM
Also at the AGM
Manufacturing is back in fashion and that’s good news for aerospace. That was the observation of Prof Sir Mike Gregory of Cambridge University when he addressed members of the MAA at a combined members’ meeting and AGM on 21 October at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC). Prof Gregory said policy-makers are learning that manufacturing “is not just about bending metal” but encompasses a range of value-added activities upstream and downstream of production. “Manufacturing is one of the best ways to capture knowledge,” he said. Aerospace is well placed to benefit from this change in attitude, as represented by the ground-breaking Aerospace Growth Partnership (AGP), but “we don’t hear enough from SMEs.”
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