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Board of directors

Constitution of the board

The major aerospace companies Collins Aerospace, Meggitt, Moog Aircraft Group and Rolls-Royce are permanently represented on the MAA board of directors by senior managers. MAA members elect additional directors for two-year terms. Other directors are appointed to ensure that a variety of expert perspectives from across the Midlands aerospace cluster are brought to bear on board decision-making.

MAA Board meets 2013

MAA board meeting

Electing new directors

Three directors were elected to two-year terms of office and one to a one-year term (replacing a director who had resigned) at the MAA members meeting and AGM held at Prodrive on 25 November 2021. Elected were Craig Fullwood, Operations Director / Co-owner, CCR FormingRob Holmes, Vice President Aerospace, Hardide Coatings, Stephen Molloy, Aerospace, Defence and Industrials Director, G&P Group Holdings and Simon Smith, Business Development Executive, Gardner Aerospace

We thanked Peter Bruch, Managing Director, AE Aerospace, for also standing in the election, and for his excellent contributions to the MAA Board in his time as a director; Peter remains a member of the MAA Supply Chain Performance Group.

Jo Eva, Strategy Executive, Rolls-Royce, stood down from the Board, and is replaced by Tony Allen, Strategy Executive, Rolls-Royce. Jo was also thanked for her excellent contributions to the MAA Board.

Directors from our four major companies

Steve McMulkin, Group Quality Manager, Meggitt

Stuart Mclachlan, Group Vice President & General Manager, Aircraft Control Components Sector, Moog Aircraft Group

Tony Allen, Strategy Executive, Rolls-Royce

Gareth Bates, Capability Director – Operations & Supply Chain, Actuation Systems, Mechanical Systems, Collins Aerospace

Elected directors from the supply chain

Samantha Buckton, Managing Director, Buckton Commercial Solutions Ltd

Craig Fullwood, Operations Director / Co-owner, CCR Ltd

Rob Holmes, Vice President Aerospace, Hardide Coatings (chair, MAA Business Development Group)

Mark Johnson

Stephen Molloy, Aerospace, Defence and Industrials Director, G&P Group Holdings

Simon Smith, Business Development Executive, Gardner Aerospace

Appointed directors

Alan Dunbar, VP of Business Development, Mettis Group (Chair, MAA Board)

Robin Hill, Head of Electronics, Collins Aerospace (Chair, MAA Technology Development Group)

Jay Patel, Head of Economic Development, Wolverhampton City Council

Annette Rothwell, Director, AR Procurement Services (Chair, MAA Supply Chain Performance Group)

Tony Tinley, Regional Officer, Unite the Union