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Gary Rodgers appointed CEO of Magnomatics

Posted 11 September 2023

Sheffield based developer of magnetic transmissions and ultra-compact motors, has announced the appointment of Gary Rodgers as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Above: Gary Rodgers, new CEO of Magnomatics.
Courtesy Magnomatics

Gary Rodgers’ appointment comes following the appointment of previous CEO, David Latimer, to Vice Chairman.

Gary joins Magnomatics with over 25 years’ experience in sales and general business management, specifically in the manufacturing and engineering sectors, with particular in-depth industry knowledge of the energy and marine markets.

Gaining a BEng degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Nottingham Trent University in 1997, Rodgers subsequently held several senior sales and business development roles. These include working at Alstom Power, Cooper Cameron, Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery and more recently with Wabtec working in the Napier Turbochargers business. 

Gary's experience in driving sales leadership and business transformation will be a key enabler in the future development and transition of the Magnomatics business.

Magnomatics has a history and pedigree developing innovative solutions in a variety of markets including electric vehicle vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) airplanes, hybrid and electric vehicles, renewables, marine propulsion as well as aerospace.  

Gary Rodgers said: “I am extremely proud to be appointed as CEO of Magnomatics. We have developed some innovative, leading-edge products and solutions and I am looking forward to working with the team to further grow the company and market opportunities.”  

“I would also like to take the opportunity to thank David, on behalf of everyone at Magnomatics, for his dedication and commitment during his time as CEO to making Magnomatics a world leader.”   

Ian Williamson, Chairman of Magnomatics said: “We are pleased to welcome Gary to the Magnomatics team. His experience and expertise will be invaluable in shaping and implementing our strategy for the future.”  


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