EngineeringUK announced today that Mark Titterington has been appointed as its new chief executive.
Currently the global head of corporate affairs for plant science and agriculture technology company Syngenta, Titterington will join the orgnisation in October. He succeeds Paul Jackson, who announced in Fenruary that he was stepping down after eight years in the role.
Commenting on the appointment, EngineeringUK chair Malcolm Brinded said:
“Mark’s business leadership experience and wide communications and policy background, together with the new perspective he brings, mean he is well placed to build on the achievements of Paul Jackson and the team, and to work with the engineering community to deliver our collective ambition to inspire tomorrow’s engineers. I very much look forward to working with him.”
The chief executive designate said EngineeringUK played a critical role in inspiring the next generation to pursue careers in engineering, “which is so important for the development and prosperity of our country”.
He added: “I am absolutely delighted to have been given the opportunity to join the team and lead the organisation in its next phase of development.”