WEST Yorkshire textile firm Hainsworth has promoted two leading members of the management team to director level.

Diane Simpson becomes sales director and Graham Hutton production director at the Pudsey-based company.

Ms Simpson has contributed to the company’s development in the past 23 years, most recently leading the Hainsworth brand review and restructuring the sales team across its four ranges of apparel, interiors, technical and industrial textiles.

Mr Hutton has managed production for the company through an unprecedented period of growth over the past three years.