Jet Press appoints Andrew Mitchell as Managing Director

After 31 years at engineering fastener specialist JET PRESS, Andrew Mitchell has been appointed Managing Director following Ian Barnes in the role who had spent 25 years with the company and 17 years in the role of MD.

Mitchell has spent most of his time at JET PRESS in sales and marketing roles. He gained a Marketing Diploma from Nottingham Trent University in 1995 and since April 2019 he has been Executive Director, preparing to take on his new role.

Oliver Guest of JET PRESS Holdings Limited said: “JET PRESS has always had a great team of highly skilled people and a track record of successful internal promotions. Andrew’s knowledge and understanding of the business, customers, markets, suppliers and products is second to none and this, along with his strong commercial judgement, puts him in a great position to lead the business forward.”

JET PRESS is a family-owned company set up in 1977 with headquarters in Nottinghamshire. It has over 20,000 standard product lines in stock and provides a wide range of engineering fasteners and components to customers in the automotive, furniture and other industries in over 50 countries. The firm is currently exhibiting for the first time at Motek.