G.U.D. Holdings embarks on a new era of leadership from July 2017 with the announcement of their new Chief Executive Officer, Chris Haworth.
Chris Haworth joined G.U.D. Holdings in 2001 and became the General Manager of their Prospecton manufacturing site four years later. In 2012 he assumed responsibility for all operational functions across the group as the Chief Operating Officer.
“I have full confidence in Chris; he is an exceptional leader and will add value to G.U.D. Holdings in his position as CEO. I would like to assure both our internal and external stakeholders that we value their support and will continue to offer excellent service and premium products.” says Red Shuttleworth, former G.U.D. Holdings CEO. Red Shuttleworth will continue his involvement with G.U.D. Holdings as a Non-Executive Director.
G.U.D. Holdings presence within the automotive industry transformed during the past four years when the company embarked on an expansion strategy to diversify and grow its product offering through the acquisition of several leading South African companies, including Safeline Brakes, Indy Oil and Precision Press. G.U.D. also expanded beyond their borders through the establishment of a dedicated Africa Division in the company.