Press Release, October 2016, Cambridge, UK

Future Materials Group (FMG), a leading strategic advisory firm for the advanced materials and engineering plastics sector, has announced the appointment of Mark Neville as a Director, to be based in Frankfurt, Germany. The appointment, that is effective immediately, leads the company’s expansion into Germany and strengthens its fast growing European presence.

With over 28 years’ in the fields of engineering plastics, technical fabrics, chemicals and composites, as well as significant M&A experience, Neville brings additional strength in depth to the FMG team. He has held senior positions at ICI, Huntsman, Treofan and Owens Corning and also ran the Automotive PP Compounds business at SABIC, supplying Automotive OEMs & Tier 1’s – all prior to setting up his own consultancy in the polymer and composite materials fields. This broad commercial and transaction focused experience, across a wide spectrum of industry sectors provides a strong alignment with FMG’s expert advisory work.

Neville has lived and worked outside his native UK in Belgium, Holland and Germany for more than 27 years, and will continue to be based out of Frankfurt, enhancing FMG’s ability to serve its clients on the continent.

“This appointment is important as it not only adds a highly experienced senior consultant to our team, but also reinforces our commitment to servicing and developing our European customer base,” comments David Schofield, Managing Director, FMG. “Future Materials Group is well known for its work in creating and increasing value for clients through accelerating and managing sustainable growth,” adds Neville. “Together with the team, I look forward to leveraging my European and global experience in the advanced materials industry to drive further growth.”