Cramlington firm Hire Torque, known as HTL for short, has promoted its technical manager, Mike Johnson, to the role of group director of engineering.
He has also been given a seat on the board of the Nelson Park Industrial Estate company.
Mike said: “To be asked to join HTL’s board of directors is an opportunity I relish. My new role allows me to strategically enhance HTL’s product development in line with the industry’s needs.”
“As technical manager, I have had the chance to understand what an established and successful company HTL is.”
The firm hires out, sells and maintains controlled bolting and high-pressure hydraulic engineered solutions to the oil and gas, power generation, petrochemical and related industries.