Miller UK appoints chief operating officer to support growth plans

Darren Allsopp

MILLER UK has appointed Darren Allsopp as chief operating officer.

He has held a number of executive positions, most recently as chairman emeritus and global chief operating officer at AAF Power & Industrial. Prior to that he held positions within major organisations such as Rolls Royce and Price Waterhouse.

“This was a fantastic opportunity to join a business with a strong British heritage and over 40-years history in the excavator market,” he revealed. “Miller is a world-renowned international business and is very well positioned in the construction industry and I’m looking forward to working with my new colleagues, customers and stakeholders to support the next phase of growth.

“The company already has some of the best products in the industry, a great brand name and team that is dedicated to making the whole customer experience a benchmark for our industry. I feel privileged to have the chance to build on these qualities in the months and years to come.”

Keith Miller, chairman of Miller UK, added, “We are delighted to bring in someone with Darren’s knowledge and experience particularly in leadership and the growth of international business. He will help to strengthen the executive team and in turn support and develop our talented workforce to help drive the business forward. We have serious growth plans for the future and Darren will be key to helping us build on the Miller brand and heritage with integrity, governance and focus.”