Element Materials Technology has appointed James Fleming to the newly created role of Executive Vice President, Group IT, with James also becoming a member of the company’s Executive Management Team. He will lead the development of IT systems and processes to support operational delivery improvements and the further enhancement of the overall customer service experience for Element’s clients. This will be achieved through the development of industry leading systems to ensure close integration with customers and partners, whilst continuing to develop ERP, CRM and Laboratory Management platforms.

James has over 17 years’ IT leadership experience which was gained while working for several FTSE 250 companies. He also chairs the UK chapter of the Global Microsoft Dynamics AX industry user group and has been the recipient of several industry recognized Microsoft awards, including Business Visionary 2014. Furthermore he is one of only 38 MVPs, globally, for Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Charles Noall, President and CEO of Element, says: “This appointment demonstrates our commitment to delivering the services that our clients require, at all locations across the Element platform. In order for Element to meet its ambitious growth targets in the future, IT will need to play its part in the strategic and operational focus of the Group. James’ high standing in the business technology industry and proven track record make him a valuable asset to Element.”

James Fleming, Executive Vice President, Group IT, adds: “Element’s drive to become the best and most trusted testing partner for our clients requires rigorous systems that enable our Engaged Experts to leverage the resources of the business for continued success. I am looking forward to collaborating with the Element community in order to implement superior processes and optimize the IT technology available.”

About Element

Element is a company with a global presence; its laboratories are staffed by experts specializing in materials testing, product qualification testing and failure analysis for the Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Transportation and Industrials sectors. Element’s team of 1,800 scientists, engineers and technicians work in 51 facilities located throughout the U.S. and Europe. For a complete list of Accreditations & Approvals and more information, please visit www.element.com.

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““This appointment demonstrates our commitment to delivering the services that our clients require, at all locations across the Element platform."”

Charles Noall

President and CEO