Chairman, Wire Belt Company Ltd
Paul joined the Wire Belt Company in 1977 having completed a Higher Apprenticeship with Lucas Industries and subsequently qualifying as an accountant. In more recent years he completed the Chartered Manager qualification.
Specialising in processing conveyor belting for food production, the Wire Belt Company now has subsidiary sites in Germany as well as the West Midlands and the North West. Export markets are very important to Wire Belt and currently accounts for almost 70% of turnover, to countries throughout the world.
Currently as Non Executive Chairman, Paul is now promoting the advantages of apprenticeships and work based skills training. He Chairs the Kent & Medway Skills Commission.
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