The Böwe Group has appointed Paul Ward as its new managing director for Böwe UK and Ireland. He replaces Lisa Banton, who had spent 22 years with the company. 

Mr Ward, who has spent more than three decades working in engineering and manufacturing, has held several MD and CEO roles in SME subsiduaries of privately owned or public groups across various market sectors and in various countries including the UK, Japan and Germany.

‘I would like to convey my excitement of joining the Böwe Group as managing director for UK and Ireland,’ Mr Ward said. ‘I have a great interest in technology and automation and working with talented people and I look forward together with our team to continue to deliver great service and productivity solutions for our customers. believe engagement with customers and transparent communication are the key to success in any organisation and from what I’ve seen in the Bowe Group there is a fantastic combination of great products, skilled people and positive business culture ideally placed to support our customers existing infrastructure and ongoing investment programmes.’

Joachim Koschier, managing director of the wider Böwe Group, added, ‘I would firstly like to thank Lisa Banton, the former managing director for Böwe UK & Ireland, for her exceptional contribution spanning 22 years. We all wish Lisa all the best for the future in her new ventures. It gives me great pleasure to welcome Paul to the Böwe Group family and I am delighted that he will bring with him a wealth of global experience in sales leadership and business development.’