David Collier (67), Managing Director of Masterflex Technical Hoses Ltd (Mastertflex UK), with a lifetime experience in the flexible hose industry, is set to retire today.
Having spent many years at Compoflex, Delph, David Collier was talent-searched to set up the business. From Delph, he flew to the Masterflex Group Headquarters at Gelsenkirchen in the Ruhr Valley and returned with a remit to Masterflex UK.
David Collier joined the group in 1996 and spearheaded Masterflex UK from a regional firm to a leading supplier to industry throughout the UK and Ireland; the Masterflex Group has enjoyed substantial success since being set up by David Collier.
He describes his 25 years in the job as the happiest time in his professional life:
“It has been an absolute privilege working for Masterflex for 25 years. Working for such a productive, forward-thinking brand alongside the most outstanding calibre of colleagues is honouring. I am proud of the achievement of Masterflex UK; it has gone from strength to strength every year.” and “I am proud of what we have achieved. We started from scratch, with no premises, no staff and no customers; it has been a team effort.”David Collier
David Collier, in his retirement, with his wife, Bev, plans to spend more time with their family & grandchildren!
The firm has now appointed, from Masterflex UK, the extremely hardworking and very knowledgeable, Senior Member of the Sales Team, Colin Dawson, as the new Managing Director.
“It has been a pleasure to work with Dave and, on behalf of our colleagues, I want to thank him for his successful leadership of Masterflex. Dave has been an outstanding MD and a driving force for Masterflex becoming the leading organisation that it is today“.Colin Dawson