Paul Carr has been appointed as the new operations director for Johnsons Workwear. He has worked in the business since the age of 17 and began his career in the washroom in the company’s Hull plant. Paul has been promoted to the company’s most senior operations role from his position as area operations manager for the North Region.
“I’m looking forward to supporting the company’s operations strategy as we continue to progress and grow organically,” says Paul. “As a service industry, our success depends on our people and the quality of our service to our customers. We are very people-focused, with an open, family-business culture where employees are actively supported with their career development. They are encouraged to thrive and grow and I believe that empowering and engaging people creates a stable and solid business. I want everyone within our business to understand their role and why they are so important.”
Managing director for Johnsons Workwear Helen Wood said: “We are delighted to welcome Paul to his new role. Johnsons Workwear has many clear examples of people who can achieve great careers within our company and industry and Paul, with his strong self-motivation, ambition, vision and commitment, is a shining example that people can look up to. We look forward to working with him, as part of the senior team, to help take our business from strength to strength.”