Amanda McLaren is the Managing Director of AW Hainsworth in Leeds, where she is charged with leading the Business into a new era of growth, backed by family shareholder investment, which will support the long-term Business sustainability objectives.
Amanda has spent over 33 years in a Manufacturing Engineering environment; 15 of these years’ operating at Senior Management and Board level, within the Textiles Sector.
Prior to her role at AW Hainsworth, Amanda held the post of Managing Director of James Heal of Halifax – a Global leader in Textile Testing Machinery and Standardised Consumable Products. This provided her with fantastic Global travel opportunities to visit Mills, Test Houses and premium brand Retailers alike. The Company’s financial performance during her tenure as Managing Director, was very impressive.
Amanda has worked in other sectors, including Electronics, Automotive and Leisure.