Element’s current CFO, Jo Wetz, will succeed Charles Noall as CEO.
Element’s current CFO, Jo Wetz, will succeed Charles Noall as CEO.

Element Materials Technology has announced that its current CFO, Jo Wetz, will succeed Charles Noall as CEO.  This follows Noall’s decision to retire from his executive role after 17 years leading the group.

 In his eight years at Element, Wetz has helped grow the group from 23 locations across five geographies with 600 employees to its current position with almost 200 locations operating in more than 30 countries with almost 7,000 employees, Element says.

Noall had a number of roles in the European aerospace industry before he joined Stork in 1991, rising to become the CEO of its testing division, Stork Materials Technology. Following the management buyout of Stork Materials Technology in 2010, the company was rebranded as Element in 2011.

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