His track-record of maximising business performances, developing margins and budgetary controls, and providing advice on key management will aid Andy in taking the UKF Group’s financial infrastructure and management platform to the next level.
The UKF Group employs over 100 people and operates across the United Kingdom and into Europe via its subsidiary companies: UKF Stainless Ltd, The Joint Perforating Company Ltd, Ferrari Stainless & Alloys Ltd and Stainless Metals & Alloys Ltd.
The combination of these companies allows the UKF Group to provide a comprehensive range of stainless steel and aluminium products from stock to a wide range of industries. Recently, the UKF Group has specialised in processing services for stainless steel tube, including tube laser cutting, perforating, manipulation and polishing.
Upon his appointment, Andy Hudson said, “Working for a multifaceted group that has maintained its ‘small company feel’ in the manufacturing industry was an opportunity I couldn’t pass on. The team here are friendly and have been open to new ideas and the changes that come with them. I’m really excited to help shape the future of the UKF Group.”
Tasked with establishing a stable and controlled environment, Andy will work closely with departments across the business to improve spending efficiencies and elevate the company’s culture to a level befitting of the UKF Group’s size.
Group Chairman, Phil Morris expressed his delight in Andy’s appointment by saying, “I am extremely pleased to have Andy on board. The appointment of a Group Financial Director was much needed, long overdue and thankfully we are already seeing the benefits of his appointment. Andy is an experienced Financial Director and with all sincerity, I wish him well and I look forward to having him by my side as we attempt to take the Group to the next level.”
Andy Hudson’s appointment provides the stainless steel stockholders and processors with the financial management necessary to maintain stability through the uncertainty that comes with Brexit.