Garratt to leave Ercol after 13 years
Nick Garratt, Ercol md is to leave after 13 year at the company, the last five as md.
He joined as operations director in 2005, overseeing re-organisation of the manufacturing facility and the development of a new supply chain, before becoming sales director and then md.
He put in place a new leadership team and developed the product range and brand, growing the business to now £20m turnover.
‘Ercol is an amazing company and the integrity and values of this family business have kept me here for much longer than I originally planned. I have really enjoyed my time here working with some great people and to all those who have given me such wonderful support I would like to offer my personal thanks,’ he said.
‘After such a long spell with Ercol I’m now looking for a new challenge.’
‘In all Nick’s varied roles he gave freely of his energies and expertise to help the company succeed and grow consistently. Ercol has greatly benefited from his energy and dedication. Nick’s constant stream of new ideas and actions have contributed significantly to the growth of the company,’ said Edward Tadros, Ercol chairman.
‘I am clearly very sorry to see Nick leave our company and I am looking for a successor, but I know that Nick will continue to do his very best for Ercol over the next months. My very grateful thanks to him for his dedication to our company and my very best wishes for the future.’