Well-known business leader to take stake in engineering design firm

The Bennett team

Bennett Engineering Design Solutions has made two new hires, including a new director.

Seleena Creedon who has been with Loughborough-based Bennett Engineering since April 2020 as an external marketing and business consultant has become a director of the company and will soon take a 40% shareholding.

She said: “My love for the world of manufacturing and engineering is absolutely met at
Bennett Engineering. The team are exceptionally talented, one of my favourite things is to see a CAD design, which is very complex, made.

“On a recent trip to a client’s base, it was fantastic to see something in full size after seeing it so much on my colleague’s computer screens. I am looking forward to growing the company and my professional skill set in my role as a director.”

Creedon joins Lewis Garrett, who has joined Bennett Engineering Design Solutions as a trainee CAD technician back in September of last year.

John Bennett founded the company to offer project management and engineering services to manufacturers in the East Midlands.

After over 25 years running the company , 50 years as an engineer, and a big birthday on the horizon this year he’s going to spend more time on his mountain bike and less time in the business during the working week.

Bennett said: “I now feel very fortunate to be blessed with dyslexia. The special powers it brings were definitely not valued at school, but it has allowed me to have a successful whole life career as an engineer.

“Over the past 50 years I have had the privilege of working with many skilled and talented people who have happily shared their knowledge and helped me to a position where I have bought up a family living off ideas that pop out of my head. I would encourage anyone who has the ‘knack’ to become an engineer because they can experience the thrill of seeing the ideas become reality. As I have done here at Bennett

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