Jan Ward CBE, non-executive director at Hardide plc.
Jan Ward CBE, non-executive director at Hardide plc.

Ward is the CEO and co-founder of Corrotherm International, a supplier of specialist metals for critical applications in the energy and aerospace sectors.  Corrotherm supplies globally high performance alloys for oil, gas, power generation and aerospace markets from ten locations. 

She was named a CBE in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list for services to business and in 2014 she was named as one of the Top 100 UK manufacturing role models. Ward is the winner of several prestigious business awards and holds a number of business appointments. 

‘Jan is extremely experienced and well-connected in the high-technology engineering and manufacturing sectors,’ said Philip Kirkham, CEO of Hardide plc. ‘Her knowledge, skills and experience will be of tremendous value as the company continues its international growth.’