NEW APPOINTMENTS: Rotherham-based Xeros welcomes new global director

Vikrant Pratap, of Xeros.
Vikrant Pratap, of Xeros.

Environmentally friendly washing machine firm Xeros Technology Group plc has appointed Vikrant Pratap as global director of leather technologies.

He will be responsible for leading the implementation of the Rotherham-based group’s strategy in leather processing, a global industry seeking solutions to the challenges of high water consumption and effluent management.

Mark Nichols, chief executive of Xeros, said: “I am delighted that Vik is joining Xeros as the leader of our leather team, and look forward to working with him.

“Vik will drive forward our strategy of progressing quickly from field trials to commercialisation in this hugely exciting industry.”