K-Club Breakfast Speaker – 5th July 2018

Tom Kirk

Managing Director - Francis Kirk Group of Companies

Thomas Kirk is the Managing Director at Francis Kirk Group of Companies, a Denton-based engineering supplier. Having joined the business in 2002, Tom is the 5th Generation of the Kirk family to take charge since it began in 1868.

He is especially passionate about export issues, the importance of giving youth a chance and about innovation in manufacturing.

Tom has recently become involved in Andy Burnham’s Business Advisory Panel, who along with others will advise the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for Business & Economy, Sir Richard Leese, on actions they feel the city-region should be taking on issues affecting business.  He is delighted to be involved: “Helping in some small way to shape future policy and have a voice alongside such a well-respected group of individuals is a fantastic opportunity and I am looking forward to getting started.”

Tom will share his thoughts on business progression in the region and give us an update on his involvement with the Business Advisory Panel.