Marcus is Non-Executive Director at Yamazaki Mazak

Marcus Burton joined Yamazaki Mazak* as Group Business Development Director for Europe in October 2005. After gaining a first class honours degree in Production Engineering and a Masters degree in Machine Tool Technology from the University of Birmingham, he entered the metrology industry, including 15 years with Brown and Sharpe (USA) as a General Manager and Director of a number of European subsidiary companies.

Mr Burton has extensive board level experience in Business Development and Strategy including international acquisitions and post merger integration and has also worked as an independent consultant in strategic management. He was appointed Managing Director of Yamazaki Mazak U.K. Ltd in October 2007 and European Group Managing Director in January 2010 responsible to Japan for all Mazak’s European operations including Manufacturing, Engineering and the European Sales and Service subsidiary companies.

In April 2017 Mr Burton took on the new role of non-executive Director of Yamazaki Mazak UK Ltd, with specific interest in future business strategy and external relations which has taken on more significance since the decision for the UK to leave the European Union.