Board of Management

The IIOM International Board of Management has members with different roles from a variety of industries with an International breadth. 


olfgang Heinbach - President  and Director
Wolfgang leads the organisation and is Chairperson of the IIOM German Chapter (known as COGD - Component Obsolescence Group Deutschland). He owns his own company GMP German Machine Parts GmbH & Co. KG.

Jon AnslowVice President and Director 
Jon is currently the 
Chairperson of IIOM UK and Obsolescence Manager for Leonardo UK in Edinburgh.

Stuart Broadbent - Director
Stuart is the second IIOM UK Chapter representative on the board. He is currently the Obsolescence Manager for Alstom Transport.

Willie Brown – Director 
Willie is currently 
Chairperson of IIOM USA and a Director of Sustainment Services at BAE Systems 

Axel Wagner- Director 

Axel is the second representative of the IIOM German Chapter (known as COGD - Component Obsolescence Group Deutschland). . He is currently Compliance Officer Würth Elektronik

Tim Zitkewitz – Director 
Tim is the second IIOM USA representative on the board. He is currently COTS Hardware and Software Obsolescence Lead at Lockheed Martin

Other Directors will be appointed to represent new chapters once they have been established.

Non - Executive Board Officers
Non-Executive Board Officers will be appointed by the Institute Directors and will provide experience and expertise not otherwise available to the Institute Directors. Non-Executive Board Officers are not directors.

Dan GrundyNon Exec Board Officer
Dan has been appointed as Company Secretary. He is currently Supply Chain Obsolescence Programme Lead at Industrial Turbine Company (UK) Limited

Philip Wardle  Non Exec Board Officer
Phil is responsible for Professional Standards and Development. Phil runs his own consultancy company called Blackwater Innovation Ltd. 

Ian Blackman Non Exec Board Officer
Ian is 
contracted to provide the Chief Technical Officer Role. Ian runs his own consultancy company called Elan Business Support Ltd. 

Other Non-Executive board officers may be appointed as the need arises.