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STÄRKE-AMG Appoints Al Jawhari as Co-Founder & Group Chief Executive Officer

STÄRKE-AMG Appoints Al Jawhari as Co-Founder & Group Chief Executive Officer


South Australia, 19th of September 2022


Stärke - Advanced Manufacturing Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Al Jawhari as Co-Founder & Group Chief Executive Officer.


Mr. Jawhari brings a wealth of experience to the Stärke-AMG, an Australia / North American-based alliance of synergistic, vertically integrated, advanced manufacturing companies, with capabilities across design, prototype, additive manufacturing, component supply, precision machined assemblies, mould and die manufacture & fabrication.


Stärke-AMG services a unique portfolio of leading innovative businesses across a range of industry sectors including Defence with the opportunity to provide them with unmatched value.


Al Jawhari’s extensive experience as an Aeronautical/Mechanical engineer, Defence expert coupled with an entrepreneurial mindset will be a tremendous asset to our business,” says founder and Chairman Grant Tinney “His diversified career has spanned innovation in aeronautics, mechanical engineering and precision manufacturing across various technology niches. Additionally, he is well versed in the commercialisation of transformative technologies. Crucially, he brings a deep understanding of the defence sector.”


“I’m honoured and extremely excited to join Stärke-AMG, an innovative business with amazing capabilities,” Jawhari says. Stärke is well positioned to help businesses domestic and global bring their innovations and products to the market.


With Stärke-Advanced Manufacturing Group’s precision DNA we are well situated to further provide defence with unprecedented capabilities and talent. They have established a strong sovereign capability offering unique value nationally and internationally which will only increase over the coming years.


Jawhari comes to the STÄRKE-AMG from his former position as Lightforce Group CEO. His previous roles include co-founding and leadership positions in diverse, successful innovation-based businesses across the globe. Locations, where he has done business, include the Middle East and North Africa, United States, Europe and Australasia.


He now lives on a farm in the Adelaide Hills with his wife, two children and two dogs.


Al has a strong track record of creating value and transforming innovation to commercial viability and has always been a strong advocate and demonstrator of how commercial innovation and speed are key to building profitable, high growth and sustainable businesses.


Al is a proud recipient of The First Class Medal of Military Duty, one of the highest decorations awarded in The Egyptian Armed Forces as well as a SeedForum Global Impact award 2019 OSLO/Norway for his Global Entrepreneurship Impact.