Geoff Ford MBE named as one of the top 100 most influential people in UK manufacturing

Published: 12th December 2014

“Geoff Ford has been a passionate voice and inspirational force driving manufacturing prosperity and promotion in the North East for 40 years. A businessman of impeccable repute, his range of past and present achievements are many and varied, yet always stem from a commitment to make the region and its people economically prosperous and to strengthen manufacturing.

Joining the company in 1974 and chairman since 1985, his vision has led to record-breaking growth, the capture of new global markets, and sector enchancement through initiatives such as the creation of the Advanced Manufacturing Forum and the Ford Engineering Academy.”