Saltash-based Composite Integration has appointed a new managing director.

Kelly Ellis, who has been with the company for 13 years, has been promoted to MD from her previous role as operations director.

In her new position, Ellis will be responsible for setting the company’s strategic direction and driving growth and innovation. She will be supported by the appointment of a highly experienced production & quality manager, Matt Owen.

Richard Bland, one of the original founders of Composite Integration and its current MD, will move to take on the role of technical director.

With 30 years’ experience in the industry, Bland will use his expertise to provide support to the business and the team as the company continues to expand.

Commenting on her new role, Ellis said: “It has been an ambition of mine for many years. With our team’s continued hard work and dedication, I believe that we can achieve even greater success in the future.”

Bland added: “I am proud of everything that we have accomplished at Composite Integration. Kelly has been a key part of the company’s growth and ambition and I look forward to continuing to work with her and contributing to the company’s development in my new role as technical director.”