JULIAN Heyworth has been appointed chief executive officer of Ingrow-based NSF Controls.

Originally a degree-qualified engineer, he has more than two decades’ experience in high-profile senior management roles.

Mr Heyworth says he is seeking to continue developing the manufacturing facilities at NSF, whose products include solenoids and switches.

“The firm is renowned for solving the actuation requirements of today’s technologically complex and changing world,” he added.

“I’m looking to develop UK opportunities and capitalise on those presented by the wider global market.

“Ongoing development in our world-class UK manufacturing facilities is a priority.

“I’ve known of NSF Controls for some years and very much respected the company as a business entity.

“I’m delighted to be a part of the team now.”