March 17, 2011: New senior manager brings international expertise
Mitchells is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Uyttendaele to the newly created position of technical manager.
Mr Uyttendaele has joined Mitchells after a long career with DeSmet Bellestra, a world leader in the engineering and construction of oilseed extraction and refining plants.
Tony has close to 10 years’ experience in China, responsible for the pre-opening and opening of DeSmet’s export standard plant, in Wuxi, China. He went on to project manage wide-ranging oilseed modification, refinery and extraction projects from 2004–2011.
Belgian born, Mr Uyttendaele has more than 30 years’ experience as an industrial engineer, construction, during which he has built strong technical, large project management and workshop and fabrication experience. He has worked in at least 10 countries, including in Europe, the Middle East, Korea, Africa and Australia.
In welcoming his appointment, Mitchells’ chief executive Mic Mittasch said, ‘I am very pleased to welcome Tony to the Mitchells’ team and look forward to the opportunity to again work alongside him, but this time as a colleague.
‘Tony is a highly capable individual who has an impeccable track record in the technical issues related to projects. He will work with me and other senior managers, overseeing every aspect of our projects, and with engineering on the continuous improvement of the equipment and services Mitchells offers its customers. His European background will be especially important as we develop this market.’