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David Cox Appointed Group Managing Director of Omar

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20th March 2018

With the continued growth and expansion of Omar Group, the company is pleased to announce the appointment of David Cox who joins Omar as Group Managing Director.  David has a wealth of knowledge and experience in manufacturing operations and will provide additional senior management bandwidth to the directors and assist with the management of the businesses’ five portfolio brands.

David's experience of managing a diverse range of manufacturing and engineering businesses includes blue-chip multi-nationals and a stand-alone SME (two of which were in the construction products sector). He has worked overseas and has senior leadership experience with CarnaudMetalbox Engineering, IMI Precision Engineering and Saint-Gobain, as well as exposure to private equity. With a passion for business and developing strong customer relationships, as well as a proven track record of significant successful change management, David will play a vital role in the management of Omar Group working closely with Dean Westmoreland, Group Chairman and Chief Executive, who will continue to lead the group.

Dean Westmoreland commented: “I am extremely proud of all that Omar has accomplished this far and am delighted to welcome David onto the board during a very exciting time for the Omar. I look forward to working hand in glove with David, I haveve no doubt that with the added support of such a highly capable business leader, Omar Group will continue its impressive recent rate of expansion.”

David Cox commented: “I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to work with the team at Omar; the performance of the business in recent years has been impressive! I look forward to meeting our customers, getting to know my new team and being instrumental in the success of the business; in particular, enjoying the benefits of the staycation boom and helping in the growth of park homes as part of the solution to the housing crisis - bringing affordable, age appropriate housing to the retirement community. I hope to bring some fresh ideas and a new perspective to what is already a high performing business and look forward to playing my part in what promises to be an exciting time for the group."