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SATRA appoints deputy chief executive

John Hooker


John Hooker

New deputy

17th April 2018

SATRA is pleased to announce the appointment of John Hooker as deputy chief executive with effect from 2nd April 2018. John joined SATRA in September 2015 as executive director and has been responsible for developing the organisation’s consumer products business, including PPE certification and testing. He has also managed a number of other projects, such as the ongoing building of SATRA’s new test equipment manufacturing facility.

John began his career as an engineer, before moving into operations and then commercial general management roles. He has previously held board positions in a variety of manufacturing and service companies serving highly regulated industries, including the medical device and automotive sectors. John is passionate about the development of people, products and services, and will continue to draw on the knowledge and experience he has gained in order to work with the executive team on the further development and realisation of SATRA’s business strategy.

John is a firm believer in the strength of SATRA resting in its people. 'We have talented and dedicated members of staff who are world leaders in their areas of expertise,' commented John. 'I am looking forward to working with the whole team, ensuring that we remain world leaders and that we continuously expand and improve the services and products that our members value.