John joins from quick-connect coupling manufacturer CEJN and brings a wealth of experience in the fluid power sector to his new position - with more than 30 years in the industry, including 15 years in a leadership role.
John, who succeeds Phil Keep, said his goal was to build on the successful legacy forged by his predecessor and ensure the company continues to lead the way in innovation and quality.
He said: ‘MP Filtri is a family company with a very strong commitment to customers. There is an esperienced team already in place and I’m excited about the tremendous opportunities there are to deliver market-leading technology products and boost our presence in new and emerging markets around the globe.
“It’s a dream job for me because we are already in an ideal position to grow our business. I am conscious of the challenge of following such an inspirational leader as Phil and look forward to building on his success and leading the company to a strong and successful future.”