Bodycote chief financial officer Yates to retire

Bodycote, the Macclesfield-based heat treatment and thermal processing giant, announced that chief financial officer Dominique Yates has advised the board of his intention to retire from the company and the board once a successor has been appointed and an orderly handover of duties has been completed.

“Dominique has been on the board of Bodycote for over five years, having been appointed in November 2016, and will now pursue non-executive opportunities,” said the company.

Bodycote CEO Stephen Harris said: “I would like to thank Dominique for his contribution to Bodycote.

“I look forward to us continuing to work together towards a seamless transition to his successor.”

 Yates said: “I have enjoyed my time with Bodycote immensely and I have no doubt that the company will continue to go from strength to strength.

“I will continue to support the team until my departure and I wish the company and all my colleagues the very best for the future.”