9th December 2014

COBA International promotes Rob Peat to Group FD Role

COBA International Limited is pleased to announce the promotion of Rob Peat to Group Finance Director. The promotion takes place with immediate effect.

Based at our Fleckney headquarters, Rob joined COBA as Group Financial Controller in August 2013. He has since played a major role in the restructure of our Group Finance team following COBA’s acquisition of subsidiaries in both the UK and overseas. Rob has also been instrumental in the realignment of our existing UK subsidiaries into standard Group Operational activities.

Speaking of his promotion, Derbyshire born Rob says, “When I joined COBA International I could see tremendous opportunities and challenges for both the growth of the company and also my career development. During the 15 months I have been here, the growth of COBA International has been phenomenal. I feel honoured to become Group Finance Director, working for a business that has so many exciting opportunities for the future.”

COBA International’s CEO, Mark Cooke comments, “Rob has worked tirelessly in his efforts to improve the operational performance of COBA’s Finance teams in the UK and overseas. Recently Rob has been heavily involved in developing new staff in Slovakia and Russia, as well as working on other futurist activities of benefit to the entire Group.”

Globally, the COBA International group of manufacturing, engineering and distribution businesses now employs over 700 people with facilities in the UK, South Africa, Germany, Slovakia, Bosnia and Russia.

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