Butt will be responsible for building a flexible and resilient supply chain that will enable further growth for the company.
He will be part of the WMFTG executive team and report directly to managing director Andrew Mines.
Butt comes to WMFTG with extensive experience in manufacturing and operational Excellence, including 20 years at GKN Plc. He has also served as CEO of one of Melrose Industries’s divisions, and most recently as chief operating officer of MPP.
“As demand has continued to grow for our products and services, we recognise the need for robust global operations,” said Andrew Mines, managing director of WMFTG. “Excellence is one of our core values and Abdul’s extensive expertise makes him ideally suited to drive the operational and supply excellence of our business.”
“I am excited by the opportunities that Watson-Marlow presents with its excellent recent growth and I look forward to ensuring that we have the systems and capabilities in place to support that growth,” added Butt.