Praesumo are pleased to announce the new placement of Oliver Baker as Chairman for CWE Ltd.
A former partner at Ernest and Young, Oliver became CEO of Fox Wire Limited – The UK’s largest supplier of stainless steel in 2007. He then went on to join Transon Management Limited as Joint Managing Director in 2015 – providing consultancy and interim management services.
Specialising in Industrial products, manufacturing and industrial services, Oliver has an exceptional track record in successfully acquiring and transforming businesses, creating new strategies, reducing costs and driving sales growth. Transforming businesses organically and through acquisitions.
Crowle Wharf Engineers (CWE) Ltd is a safety critical end to end engineering solutions provider with over 50 years’ experience in the rail, power, oil and gas and steel industries. It has two sites in Crowle and Worksop. CWE focuses on the refurbishment and re-engineering of railways components including couplers and bogies. In the power generation industry CWE makes and renovates fuel delivery systems in fossil fuel and renewable power stations as well as working on bespoke solutions for the nuclear industry. In oil and gas it makes hot tapping pipework for hostile environments together with specialist pipe handling systems.
Foresight Group, who supported a BIMBO of CWE in April 2014 are a leading, independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager. Their investment approach over the years has evolved to encompass private equity, infrastructure and environmental investments in the UK, USA, Southern Europe and Australia.
We would like to wish Oliver all the best in his new role Chairman and look forward to working with Foresight Group in the near future!