We are pleased to announce that Richard Lockwood has been appointed as our new Pharmaceutical Business Line Director, taking over from Shaun Baker who leaves Matcon after 8 years with us.
In his previous role within our Sales Team, Richard worked tirelessly to create successful markets for Matcon in South America and South Africa, with several large orders being secured in recent months.
Richard has a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from the University of Bradford and brings 20 years’ experience in Engineering & Manufacturing Sales in the food, pharmaceuticals and oil & gas sectors to the role, having joined Matcon almost 7 years ago from Alfa Laval.
Richard will be responsible for the continued growth of the Pharmaceutical side of Matcon’s business with a continued focus in India and Bangladesh, alongside providing strategic support to our global sales teams.
Matcon’s Managing Director, Stephen Ball says “Richard’s customer centric approach is ideal as we continue to focus on our customers and solving their Material Handling problems. I am delighted that we have been able to promote Richard into this position”.
Commenting on his appointment, Richard said “This is an exciting time in Matcon’s expansion. I look forward to helping our Global Teams increase our market share in this key strategic industry sector and continuing to build on the solid foundation laid down by the Pharmaceutical team over recent years.”