New MD lands ‘dream job’ with robotics and automation manufacturer

Mark Tucker

ROBOTICS and automation specialist RMGroup has announced the appointment of Mark Tucker as its new managing director, succeeding Edward Rees who becomes chairman.

He brings over 40 years’ experience in the automation sector to the position, having held a number of previous technical, managerial and senior sales roles.

RMGroup said the company has enjoyed ‘significant growth’ in recent years, having experienced increasing demand for its handling, robotics and automation solutions.

Mark Tucker said, “RMGroup is a great business with great products, great people and a can-do attitude. It’s my dream job and it was an easy decision to accept the invitation from Edward. I look forward to leading the management team along a maturing path to even greater success.”

Operating from a 50,000 sq ft factory in mid-Wales, RMGroup designs, manufactures and supplies manual and automatic packaging machinery, packaging systems and robotic automation to customers in sectors including food & beverage, horticulture, aggregates, chemicals and agriculture.