Flow control equipment specialist Oxford Flow has appointed its new Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), ex-Severn Glocon Global CEO, Colin Findlay.

The appointment comes ahead of the company’s planned global growth and diversification.

With over 40 years’ experience in the energy sector, Findlay will utilise a ‘successful track record’ in strategic operations, diversification and regional expansion to help guide the strategic planning for various ongoing projects. 

Commenting on the new hire, Neil Poxon, CEO, Oxford Flow, said, “We’re delighted to bring Colin into the Oxford Flow team at such a pivotal time in our history. He brings not only unparalleled insight and knowledge of the valve manufacturing industry but also the proven strategic and operational know-how to achieve growth in our key sectors and regions.” 

The new CSO’s expertise will also lend a hand to the continued development of Oxford Flow’s team of technologists as they grow scale and value in the energy sector. 

Expressing his delight at joining the team, Findlay said, “I’m looking forward to supporting the ambitious diversification plans and putting in place the roadmap Oxford Flow needs to continue to grow over the coming years.” 

The company’s executive team has also been strengthened following the appointment of Kirsten Phipps as Director of HR.