Robson Handling Technology announces the appointment of Julie Kenny CBE as Chairman

Robson Handling Technology announces the appointment of Julie Kenny CBE as Chairman Image

Robson Handling Technology, specialists in providing end-to-end handling solutions are delighted to announce the appointment of South Yorkshire entrepreneur Julie Kenny CBE as Chairman.

Julie brings with her a wealth of experience from an impressive working background. In her early years Julie forged
a successful career as a litigation lawyer before changing direction and founding £30m turnover South Yorkshire
manufacturer Pyronix Limited, which she sold in 2016. Along her journey, in recognition of her contribution to business in the region Julie received a CBE and Honorary Doctorate from Sheffield Hallam University.

Julie takes the reins from outgoing Chairman Bill Speirs, who made a significant contribution to shaping the future of
the business. Keen to build on this, Julie said “Robson is grateful for the contribution made by Bill and thanks him.
The outstanding customer focus, reputation for innovative solutions and unique group expertise with Robson Site
Service and RJD Engineering provide an exciting and excellent opportunity.”

Jeff Hudson, CEO of Robson welcomed Julie stating, “To attract someone of Julie's calibre is testament to the
strength and potential of Robson in its markets. With a CBE to her name, along with being the Vitalise
Businesswoman of the Year in 2013 and PWC Private Businesswoman of the Year 201 4 Julie will be a great asset
to Robson, continuing to drive the business forward – further improving the solutions and services that we offer.”

 Notes 
Company Overview: With over 100 years' experience, Robson is a fourth-generation family owned UK handling
technology provider. Developing innovative solutions to address customers end-to-end
handling requirements across industries worldwide.

Operating from its Sheffield headquarters, Robson has a comprehensive portfolio of high
quality products, with clear design and engineering capabilities that have been proven by
decades of industry experience.

Contact: Name: Tris Young - Marketing Manager
Number: +44 (0) 1142 444 221
Email: youngt@robson.co.uk

 

Last Updated: 11/07/2017
Author: Renate Halton
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