Peter Turton has officially retired as executive director of the Canadian Machine Tool Distributors’ Association (CMTDA) after more than a decade leading the organization.
Turton’s retirement was announced at the CMTDA’s annual general meeting held in Milton this week.
“His contribution to the association is immeasurable and has helped the association and its members immensely,” said Marc Hasrouny, president CMTDA.
The role of executive director however will be staying within the Turton family with daughter Katie Turton taking over as the new executive director. She has a business degree from Wilfrid Laurier and a comprehensive marketing background. One of her first duties on the job will be the unveil the CMTDA’s new website early next year.
The CMTDA is a trade association dedicated to the marketing of machine tools and services in Canada through distributorship companies. Founded in 1942, the CMTDA consists of over 80 members. The association maintains reports of machine tool sales dating back to 2008.