Lucy Electric is delighted to announce the appointment of John Griffiths as its new Chief Executive Officer following the retirement of previous Chief Executive Chris Levick.

John joins the company from Thailand-based Oriental Copper, one of the top 5 global suppliers of fabricated copper based products and solutions for the electrical energy and electronics industry. Appointed as Executive Vice President of Oriental Copper in 2012 John significantly developed the business during his two years at the company.

An electrical engineer, John has a broad base of experience in the electrical engineering industry having previously held senior management positions with Barduct Ltd in the UK and Moeller Electric in Singapore before being appointed as Country Director of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos for Schneider Electric in 2001 and subsequently promoted within Schneider to President of the Middle East Gulf Countries, Pakistan and Afghanistan in 2008.

Commenting on his appointment John Griffiths said “Lucy Electric is a customer driven market leader in MV secondary electrical distribution and automation systems with a strong reputation for high quality, safe and reliable products supplied to customers across the world.”

“Driven by strong Customer loyalty, the company has seen good growth over the last few years, as investment in infrastructure has increased worldwide. There are great opportunities for growth in developed and developing markets as demand for Lucy Electric’s engineering experience and highly skilled engineers in MV/LV switchgear, automation and added value services facilitate the development of engineered intelligent solutions globally. We will  increase our investment in new products and solutions and expand our industrial footprint as we strive to move even closer to our Customers. I believe our agility, speed and complete focus on quality by all our people are key differentiators in this highly competitive industry, supporting growth and Customer Satisfaction across all our operations worldwide.”

Welcoming John Griffiths to the company, Chairman Richard Dick said “We were delighted when John agreed to join Lucy Electric. His wealth of experience and track record in growing and developing companies in this sector will be invaluable in driving the company’s success in new markets and moving the business to the next level of growth.”