Junckers has appointed Mads Flintrup as managing director for the UK and Ireland. Mr Flintrup, who was previously international sales and marketing director of Danish parent company Junckers Industrier A/S, took up his new post on May 1.

He was initially appointed to the role in December, on a short-term fixed tenure, with a remit to apply his specialist experience in strategic management and customer development. He has now relocated to the UK to take up the role on a permanent basis.