Digby joins Grove Industries

Lord Digby Jones has joined West Midlands based private conglomerate Grove Industries as a consultant to the business.

In the last 20 years, Grove Industries, owned by West Midlands industrialist David Grove, has built a portfolio of nine businesses with total sales in excess of £300 million and around 1,750 employees.

The group has made its name for bringing more than just the finance to the table when it acquires majority stakes in businesses.

Grove Industries’ investments are in specialist manufacturing, packaging, distribution, chemicals and specialist printing.

Digby says: “I am delighted to join Grove, a company I have known for many years and a role which allows me to make a further personal contribution to boosting UK manufacturing business in which I have a strong and passionate belief”.