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North Thin Ply Technology appoints James Austin as CEO

News International-French

25 Mar 2015

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) announces the appointment of James Austin as CEO, to lead expected growth in prepreg and automation solution sales.

James brings almost 30 years of experience in the composite industry to the Swiss company that offers weight saving prepreg and automation solutions. The British citizen replaces NTPT’s co-founder Francois Mordasini, who will remain with NTPT as Chairman of the Board and also operationally with a focus on NTPT’s business development.

The newly appointed CEO of NTPT has experience in the composite and advanced materials industry. Over the last 25 years Mr. Austin has held a number of senior management positions, including COO of the Gurit Group, President of Gurit USA, Head of Product Management & Marketing Director of SP Systems, and key account manager at Hexcel. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemical Sciences from the University of East Anglia.

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