Mobus Ltd. MD Ian Bostock to Retire

March 2, 2021


Ian Bostock
Ian Bostock

ELLAND, WEST YORKSHIRE, UK--Ian Bostock, Managing Director and principal of Mobus Fabrics Ltd. will retire in May 2021 according to Lee Paxman, sales director.

There are four active partners at Mobus including Bostock. The others are Lee Paxman, Grant McConnell, Dave Barnes, and one silent partner, Mike Presley, who was the original owner before he sold Mobus to the other four partners.

Bostock is leaving the UK converter primarily of Chinese-made upholstery fabrics because he wants to reportedly spend more time with his family.
Bostock has been involved with Mobus since September 2004, 17 years.

Prior to his joining the company, he was the sales manager for Kirkby House, a division of Romo Fabrics from October 1988 until August 2004, just shy of 16 years.

Founded in 1994, Mobus has annual sales of reportedly $30 million and employs more than 70 people, according to the company.


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