Materials testing company Element Materials Technology has announced the appointment of Olivier Jarrault as a non-executive member of the group’s board.

Jarrault has 30 years of experience in the aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial gas turbine, non-residential construction and industrial markets. Most recently, he served as Alcoa executive vice president and group president for Alcoa Engineered Products and Solutions (EPS).

‘The group’s ambitious growth strategy is exciting and fits perfectly with my experience of helping to successfully drive and deliver organic and inorganic growth strategies for global organizations,’ said Jarrault. ‘Having served in the same sectors that Element operates in, means that I have a deep knowledge of the customer needs and the Group’s end markets.’

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