Peter Hindle: strong emphasis on learning and personal development.

Hindle elected to Cranfield management advisory board

Published:  01 March, 2010

COVENTRY: Peter Hindle MBE – Jewson’s managing director and general delegate, Saint-Gobain UK, Ireland and South Africa – is to take a seat on the new advisory board of one of Europe's leading business schools.

He will join names from the world of business to offer informed guidance to the Cranfield School of Management on its strategic direction, international positioning, building its brand and enhancing its networks.

Commenting on his appointment Mr Hindle said: "I am delighted and honoured to be asked to join the board. Throughout the Saint-Gobain Group we place a very strong emphasis on learning and personal development which is completely in line with the goals and objectives of Cranfield and I hope to use my own experience and skills to support the ongoing development of Cranfield and the next generation of business leaders."

Saint-Gobain has a long-standing relationship with Cranfield and, over the last five years, over 60 of the organisation's leading executives have passed through courses at the university. Mr Hindle attended a course some years ago.

Professors at Cranfield continue to advise Saint-Gobain on a consultancy basis.

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