Dean is the managing director of the new Aluminium Division, overseeing REAL, Atlas and Fineline Aluminium within the Customade Group. Dean has more than 30 years of experience in the manufacturing sector, including key roles for car part manufacturers and plastic injection moulding company RICOH.

As managing director of the Aluminium Division, Dean is leading the team tasked with bringing together the product offer and individual services of each brand within the division.