In 2011 JCB announced that Chief Executive Officer Matthew Taylor has decided to leave the company at the end of the year to pursue other opportunities to be announced in the New Year. Alan Blake becomes Chief Executive Officer on 1st of January 2010 reporting to JCB Chairman, Sir Anthony Bamford. Alan is currently Chief Operating Officer and has been a senior director at JCB for twenty years." 
"Mr. Alan Blake has been the Chief Executive Officer of J.C. Bamford Excavators Ltd. since January 1, 2010. Mr. Blake served as Chief Operating Officer of J.C. Bamford Excavators Ltd(JCB) and also served as its Senior Director for 20 years. He has been a Director of JCB India Limited since January 1, 2010." 
Resources and articles
- JCB New executive management structure at JCB, organizational web page, accessed October 16, 2013.