Damian Buxton has been appointed as managing director of Elta Fans’ Fareham manufacturing facility.

Elta looks to strengthen its position with MD appointment

Published:  20 January, 2014

Elta Fans has appointed Damian Buxton as the new managing director of its Fareham manufacturing facility.

Mr Buxton will have full responsibility for the applied technology and export divisions which operate from the Hampshire site. He will also continue reporting to the Elta Group board on activities at the company’s building services division in Kingswinford, West Midlands.

Former managing director, David Osgerby, left the company in order to pursue other business interests. Following his departure, Mr Buxton was asked by the Elta Group board of directors to coordinate activities temporarily across both the Fareham and Kingswinford facilities. During this three-month period, the board has carefully evaluated a number of key considerations that will have an influence on how the structure of the company is shaped in the future.

Following his appointment, Mr Buxton will continue to build upon his responsibilities, providing the Elta Group with focus and commitment in the interests of its longer-term objectives. He will actively contribute in developing stronger communication between the Fareham and Kingswinford sites, having responsibility for the coordination of management meetings across both divisions. He will be fully engaged in strategic and operational developments, reporting regularly to the board on the ongoing business strategy and performance of Elta Fans.

In view of the additional responsibilities that Mr Buxton will be assuming and the change to his role within the company, he will be assisted by colleague, Joanne Morgan who, in turn, is being promoted to financial controller. Ms Morgan will continue reporting to Mr Buxton on all financial matters across both sites.

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