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Thorite appoints Paul Derrick as North East General Manager

Thorite appoints Paul Derrick as North East General Manager

Wednesday 25th October 2017

Attracting and keeping high-quality staff is what enables a company to continue to provide a first class service for its customers. And so it is with a great deal of pleasure that we can announce that Paul Derrick has joined Thorite as General Manager with responsibility for the North East of England.

For the past thirteen years, Paul has worked for one of Thorite’s competitors where he was employed as their Technical Specialist. His knowledge of the industry across the North East and his hands-on experience with the latest fluid power products and systems will be of great benefit to Thorite’s customers in the region. Paul lives in Washington, Tyne & Wear and is married with 4 children and 1 grandchild. He is a Newcastle United fan and a passionate cricket follower.

On his appointment Paul Derrick said: “I have been helping Customers in the north east for many years with their pneumatic requirements. I am looking forward to continuing this with Thorite, undoubtedly the UK’s leading name in fluid power” For more information please contact Thorite on 0800 034 5850 or visit

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