- Maria Holmes-Keeling joins quality experts G&P as its new Group Marketing Manager
- Holmes-Keeling has 20 years’ marketing experience, including senior roles within the automotive sector
- G&P has ambitious growth plans, with marketing and communications playing a pivotal role
G&P, a world leading quality management provider to manufacturing industries, has appointed Maria Holmes-Keeling as its new Group Marketing Manager with a focus on driving brand awareness.
Holmes-Keeling, who is CIM and CMI qualified, has some 20 years’ marketing expertise primarily within the automotive, and transport and logistic, sectors.
She began her marketing career in 2001 as a marketing executive at Partco Autoparts before moving to senior marketing roles at Unipart Automotive, London Taxis International, The London Taxi Company, Fraikin Limited and, most recently, at Stadium who specialise in supplying traffic management, event services and training.
Notable career achievements include winning Employee of the Year 2019 while at Stadium for a successful rebrand, plus being a finalist in the Ladies First Professional Development Business Awards 2020 – Achieves in Business (Employee) category, which has now been deferred to 2021.
In her new role, Holmes-Keeling will be primarily responsible for implementing group wide marketing activities, while supporting sales and business development.
Geoff Cousins, chairman at G&P and former managing director at Jaguar UK, said: “We are delighted to welcome Maria at an exciting time for G&P.
“The company has ambitious growth plans and Maria, with her extensive industry knowledge, will be key in further enhancing G&P’s brand reputation and familiarity among its core automotive and aerospace divisions, while also raising brand awareness into adjacent services and sectors.”
Founded in 1994, UK-based G&P now has a global presence, operating in more than 100 manufacturing facilities around the world.
Holmes-Keeling said: “I’m thrilled to be joining G&P at an important time in the company’s history as it prepares for significant growth.
“Consistent messaging through marketing and communications activity will be crucial in further positioning G&P as the strategic partner of choice for total quality management services and solutions in manufacturing industries.”