[17/08/2018, Burton upon Trent, UK] Doncasters Group Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of Craig Smith as Divisional Managing Director, Superalloys & Vice President, Supply Chain.
Craig will be joining the Doncasters leadership team on 22 October and brings an impressive career history, most recently at Rolls-Royce which he joined in 2010 and where he was appointed Executive Vice President in 2012. Prior to this Craig was Vice President, Procurement for Airbus, responsible for the provision of all raw materials and machined products for the Airbus family of aircraft.
David Smoot, Doncasters Group CEO, commented: “Craig will be familiar to many in the Doncasters team and I’m sure that they will be as pleased as I am to welcome him. The knowledge he brings combined with the proven strengths of the team he will be leading will enable Doncasters’ superalloys business to capitalise upon the opportunities we see in the market and realise the benefits of the division’s growth strategy. In addition, we look forward to the group benefiting from the wealth of experience that Craig has in managing complicated supply chain organisations and his expertise in metals management, which is of particular importance to the Superalloys division.”