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SC Group appoints Alison Kennett Director and General Manager

Posted 14 March 2017 · Add Comment

SC Group has appointed Alison Kennett as Director and General Manager with responsibility for governance and operations of the engineering group's Devon, UK, headquartered businesses, which include Supacat, SC Innovation, Proteum and Blackhill Engineering.

Prior to joining SC Group, Alison (above) was the Operations Director at QinetiQ and her earlier career spans roles with Marconi, Westland Helicopters and Aviation Training International. From over 25 years’ experience in the Defence and Aerospace industry Alison brings expertise in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Commercial, Programme Management and Operations.

On her appointment Alison commented, “I’m excited to join SC Group which has great people, exceptional products and a proud heritage, to which I hope to contribute and build on as the company moves towards the next stage in its growth plans. With SC Group’s reputation for agility and innovation I will be using my experience to help it deliver on the UK MoD’s policy to increase procurement with SMEs, in recognition of their role as innovation drivers within the supply chain”. 

Nick Ames, Chief Executive of SC Group, said, “I’m delighted to welcome Alison to our team.  She brings a wealth of senior level expertise in competencies that are fundamental to fulfilling our future vision. Her passion for collaboration, which is a core to our growth strategy, will be a huge asset to the Group”.        

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