Superior Tube And Fine Tubes Appoint New Global Director

Superior Tube and Fine Tubes, both part of the Watermill Group, are pleased to announce the appointment of Shion Hung to the position of Global Director of Customer Programs and Business Intelligence

by Patrick Johnson | Thursday 1 January 2015

Superior Tube, based in the US, and Fine Tubes, based in the UK, are both leaders in the manufacture of precision tubing for critical applications across a range of global markets, including aerospace, nuclear, oil & gas and medical.

Based in the US, Shion will be taking the lead on building customer insights, analytics and program functions, which will help to shape the strategic direction of both companies and enhance their execution capability.

Prior to taking up his new role, Shion was Platform Director, Access and Advanced Energy for Johnson & Johnson where he developed market forecasts, business models and new product development priorities for the medical devices market. He earlier held the position of Global Marketing and Partnerships Manager for Alcoa, identifying growth opportunities and execution strategies for numerous industries including aerospace, oil & gas and consumer electronics. In addition to a degree in Electrical Engineering from Rice University, Shion also holds an MBA and SM from MIT.

Commenting on his new appointment, Shion said:
“Superior Tube and Fine Tubes both have an excellent reputation for their technological capabilities across a number of key markets, and I’m very much looking forward to helping them build on that and further extend their global presence”.

Debbie Melnyk, Superior Tube Director Human Resources, added:
“We’re delighted that Shion has joined us. His skills and experience will undoubtedly provide to be a great asset to both companies going forward”.

Steve Tomlinson, Fine Tubes, Head of HR, added:
“As Fine Tubes and Superior Tube expand our global operations, Shion’s role will be crucial in this alliance and in driving our companies forward.”


Brian Mercer
Fine Tubes Ltd
+44 (0) 1752 697216

Thursday 1 January 2015 / file under Aerospace | Engineering | Gas | Medical | Nuclear | Oil