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Philip Taylor 

Philip Taylor matriculated in 1972 and then joined JB&H as an apprentice turner/machinist whilst studying mechanical engineering. He was promoted into the mechanical drawing office where he studied further and completed his higher national certificate in mechanical engineering. 

In 1981 Philip joined LHL Engineering as a design draughtsman, later to become a shareholder and be responsible for both the drawing office and contracts. In 1990 he became joint managing director and 50% shareholder with the late Sean McQuade. On Sean McQuade’s passing, Philip took control of the company as managing director and 90% shareholder. Philip has been an asset to this business and has contributed heavily in order to ensure sustainability. He has built up a solid reputation in the market. 

Quentin Le Grange 

Quentin Le Grange completed a national diploma in cost and management accounting before joining Duys Engineering in 1994. Quentin joined Central Iron Engineering in 1998 in the administration department. Central Iron Engineering was a family owned entity that focused on manufacturing specialised equipment for the sugar industry. The company evolved to become a leading manufacturer of structural steel and components for the mining industry. Quentin was appointed managing director in 2004 after acquiring 27% shareholding in Central Iron Engineering. From 2004 to 2012 the company experienced significant growth in turnover from approx. R 12 Million in 2004 to R 60 Million in 2012. The company was sold as a going concern in 2012 and Quentin was re-deployed as the commercial director. Quentin has vast experience managing both local and international contracts and has long standing relationships with key role players in the industry. He brings industry knowledge and a new client base to LHL Engineering.