Martin Hignett

Martin Hignett

Martin Hignett

Managing Director of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Malta Limited

Martin Hignett is the Managing Director of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Malta Limited.  He has extensive experience in the field of manufacturing and engineering.  Following a B.Sc. in Metallurgy from Brunel University, he joined Rolls Royce Aero engines.  From there, he moved on to TI Group, first working in the oil and industry division of John Crane and later moving to the Dowty Aerospace, initially in UK and then moving to Italy for four years.

 

Since 2004, he has been the Managing Director of Trelleborg Malta.  His engineering background, together with good management and communication skills have been key to driving growth in the company.  His positivity and determination allowed the company to ride the waves in the global economic recession, by focusing on the company’s core capabilities and looking for new segments it could tap into; innovation being the key driver to growth.

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