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Lorien appoints duo of directors

(L-R) David Mallinson, Matthew Hidderley and Steve Brown of Lorien

Lorien Engineering Solutions has appointed two new directors to its UK board following the retirement of director Bill Treddenick and a series of project wins to support its continued expansion.

Matthew Hidderley becomes Sales and Marketing Director. Having joined Lorien in 2016 as Business Development Manager, Matthew’s latest step-up sees him lead the development and delivery of the overall sales and marketing strategy.

Matthew has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and more than 20 years’ business development experience working with a diverse range of FMCG clients for the company’s multi-disciplined engineering and project management team.

Steve Brown has been promoted to Account Director following various roles over 24 years at Lorien. He successfully led key account growth in Europe and latterly into the AMESA region (Africa, Middle East and South Asia).

Lorien specialises in capital projects for food, brewing, drinks, life sciences, advanced manufacturing and logistics. The company is headquartered in Burton-upon-Trent, with international offices in Poland and South Africa.

David Mallinson, Group Managing Director, said: “These are well-deserved promotions which support our ambitious growth strategy. We are seeing a recovery with some exceptional project wins and a strong pipeline for the longer-term. These successes enable us to invest in the business by rewarding the achievements of the talented people we have.”


About Lorien Engineering Solutions

Lorien Engineering Solutions (Lorien) is an engineering design and project management organization, which is a division of GP Strategies. With operations in Burton-on-Trent, UK, Poland and South Africa, Lorien’s specialists design and deliver manufacturing projects in the brewing, drinks, food, life sciences, and advanced manufacturing industries and who also support logistics networks for the retail sector. Lorien is recognised as one of the UK’s top engineering project companies in these sectors. Other areas of specialism include sustainable energy schemes, waste to wealth, manufacturing performance improvement, and health and safety compliance.

In 2021 the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) awarded Lorien its 29th Gold Award and a fifth Patron’s Award for occupational health and safety in the construction industry.

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