Manufacturers’ organisation EEF has announced the appointment of Caroline Gumble as its new chief operating officer.
Ms Gumble, who joined EEF in 2003, has held a number of key leadership roles, serving most recently as executive director.
In her new position she assumes overall responsibility for EEF’s Business Services Division, which provides advice, consultancy and training across all business areas.
This includes HR and employment law, health, safety and environment, productivity improvement, apprenticeship and skills training, learning and development and information and research.
Prior to joining EEF, Caroline held senior positions in industry, including Lucas Diesel Systems and Ransomes, where she was international HR director.