Speaking of his appointment, Donnelly says: “I’m thrilled to join such an established organisation as Ward CNC, which has exciting plans for the future. My background comprises both practical and production engineering experience, so having been in the customer’s shoes myself, I feel as though I’m able to recommend the best solutions for their requirements, particularly considering the wide range of brands and machine tools that Ward CNC has available from stock.”

Executive director Stephen Bodsworth adds: “It’s more exciting news for both our company and our customers, who will benefit from having such an experienced area business manager as Mark. We’re always looking to attract the latest talent, particularly passionate and driven individuals with machine-tool experience.”