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MPA announces new chief executive

Jon Prichard

Jon Prichard to succeed Nigel Jackson, who is stepping down after 13 years at the helm

FOLLOWING Nigel Jackson’s decision to step down as chief executive after 13 years at the helm of the Mineral Products Association (MPA), Jon Prichard has been appointed as his successor with effect from 1 October 2022.

Mr Prichard (pictured), a chartered civil engineer, is currently chief executive of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and was previously at the Engineering Council, Consulting Engineers Rendel, and the Institution of Civil Engineers, after completing 19 years in the British Army – Royal Engineers.

MPA chairman Simon Willis said: ‘I am delighted to announce Jon as the MPA’s new chief executive. He brings a wealth of senior leadership experience managing membership organizations as well as working with wider stakeholders and will be ideally placed to lead the association over the coming years, as the voice of the mineral and mineral products sector.

‘Jon will build on the tremendous work Nigel has undertaken during his tenure, building, growing and unifying the MPA into the respected sectoral trade association it has become.’


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