Morrells Woodfinishes. (People).
Tony Churchman, joint managing director of Morrells Woodfinishes, retired at the end of 2002, after working for the company for 39 years. He was of Morrells Woodfinishes' longest serving staff members and played a crucial role in the success of the 100-year-old company.
Joining Morrells in 1964, Tony worked in many positions within the company before moving to the Welwyn Garden City site six years ago to become joint managing director offer the retirement of Joe Morrell. During his career, he made a significant contribution to technical development as well as being a key player in the introduction of standards such as BS5750, ISO 9001 and Fira Club Green. He also paved the way for the introduction of a separate research and development function at the company.
Commenting on his retirement Tony said: "After spending the last 39 years at Morrells I can look back on my career with a great sense of pride and achievement. I worked my way up through the ranks and was lucky enough to witness and be a big part of the growth and success of Morrells. It seems even mare fitting that I am leaving at the end of the centenary year and I wish the company luck and good fortune for the next 100 years."
Graham Morrell, operations director at Morrells Woodfinishes said: "Tony has been one of the key players at Morrells and he played a vital role in the incredible growth we experienced 20 years ago. We are very sorry to say goodbye to of one of our most valued and hard working members of staff. I know I speak for everyone at Morrells Woodfinishes when I wish Tony a long and happy retirement."
Tony Campbell, joint managing director, said: "I was very sorry to see Tony leave at the end of last year and I know that his presence will be greatly missed throughout the company. Tony should be very proud of his accomplishments at Morrells and after 39 years of hard work and dedication, he can relax and enjoy his retirement."
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|Date:||Jan 1, 2003|
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