High Flyer Joins Glencairn Crystal

September 24, 2014

One of the worlds leading crystal houses, Glencairn Crystal, have gone to new heights for their latest appointment.

Glencairn have appointed former Aerospace industry manager, 40 year-old Philip Tapenden, to the position of Operations Manager at their East Kilbride HQ.

Commenting on this latest appointment, Managing Director , Paul Davidson, said: “Philip’s appointment is the latest step in a strategic decision to ensure the continued growth, expansion and development of Glencairn in the global market place.

He added: ” His experience in production, quality control, logistics and design will be a huge asset to Glencairn as we progress through to the next stage in developing the company to its full potential.”

Said Philip, who grew up in Airdrie and now lives in Carnwaith, “I came from an Aerospace company and I am confident that this is a great opportunity to take the skills and experience that I learned in a different industry and apply it to the crystal industry.”

He concluded : “It’s also a fantastic opportunity to join GlencairnCrystal at a very exciting time for the company.”

In his spare tine, Philip enjoys road cycling and snowboarding.