Clearview National November 2015 - Issue 168 - Page 22

INDUSTRYNEWS Women in Industry Victoria Brocklesby, Origin The COO of one of the UK’s most successful manufacturing companies talks aluminium, being a mum and working in a male dominated industry. »»Having studied physics and space science at university, Victoria Brocklesby moved straight to a career in manufacturing aluminium bi-folding doors – a far cry from her original plan to find a desk job in the city. Neil Ginger, her cousin, had just started manufacturing bi-folding doors, and so Brocklesby, at the age of 22, went to help him with administration tasks and found herself at the beginning of her Origin career. 22 » N OV 2015 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M