Richard Else, manufacturing director, Tiger Trailers

Tiger Trailers has appointed Richard Else, former manufacturing executive director at McLaren Automotive, as its manufacturing director.

The appointment comes as the firm prepares to relocate to a new £22m manufacturing facility at Winsford.

Tiger Trailers’ joint MD John Cartwright, said Else’s appointment is seen as the catalyst to take the business to the next level.

He added: “We’re genuinely thrilled that Tiger Trailers has been able to attract an exceptional industry professional of the calibre of Richard Else. He has an extremely impressive CV, and he demonstrates the prerequisite drive and dynamism to take the business to the next level.

Else began his career as a graduate trainee at Jaguar Land Rover in 1997, rising to the role of operations director before leaving the firm to join McLaren in March last year.