Jim White joins Forza’s board of directors as Philip Duckworth steps down as Technical Director.

Manufacturer of bespoke timber doors and panels, Forza Doors Ltd, has announced that Jim White, DipFD, CertFDI has been appointed to the Board of Directors as its new Technical Director.

Jim White will steer the technical, certification and product development areas of the business through future industry changes and will steadily expand the products fire, acoustic and structural performance certification capabilities, whilst ensuring trusted product performance information is clear, accurate, up to date, accessible and unambiguous.

Having started at Forza over eight years ago, Jim has gained the knowledge required to put him at the forefront of fire door technical development in the industry. His appointment follows the retirement of Philip Duckworth as Technical Director who will continue on in his role as Chairman/CEO.

“Jim has been an invaluable member of the team throughout his career with us,” said Philip, “his experience and knowledge of both our company and the fire door industry brings great strength to our business, we are all delighted to see him joining the board. His input from a technical perspective will be hugely significant as we plan the next phase of the business’ growth and expansion”.

Jim said of his appointment, “I am delighted, proud and inspired to be a part of this incredibly talented Board of Directors at such an exciting time for the company. I would like to pay tribute to the effort and drive invested in our company by our retiring Technical Director Philip Duckworth, who will remain as CEO. I owe Philip a great debt of gratitude for his exceptional guidance over the years”.

Having experienced rapid growth since its founding in 2010; there is a clear desire to keep that level of growth moving forward. Forza’s strong track record in innovation, safety, quality and service places Forza in the driving seat for the road ahead. The appointment of Jim White to the board is another indication of the commitment Forza Doors has to growing the business significantly over the coming years.