Former Brintons Carpets director Peter Johansen has been appointed as the new group finance director at Manganese Bronze.
The Coventry-based firm, the leading manufacturer of the distinctive London taxi, said Mr Johansen would officially start work on December 1.
He previously held the role of group finance director at Brintons since 2005 and the Manganese said he “played an instrumental role in establishing its new factory in Suzhou, China”.
Mr Johansen has wide experience of international global businesses gained while working previously for Jotun A/S and MacDermid.
Tim Melville-Ross, chairman of the company, said: “I am delighted that Peter Johansen is joining us and I believe that he will make a significant contribution.”
Mr Johansen has a BSc (Hons) in international banking and finance.