Expanding our electronics and software development team
42T announces a series of senior-level engineering and consulting appointments as it powers ahead into a new phase of local and international growth.
A newly created role of head of new business development and a board reshuffle accompanies the new appointments. The new appointments will further boost 42T’s existing in-house expertise in electronics and software development:
- Paul Bearpark will become head of the electronics and software group
- Jon Spratley has been named as 42 Technology’s new CEO
Dr Alan Hart will lead the consultancy’s business expansion programme. Dr Jon Spratley will lead the firm, taking over from Jeremy Carey.
A new leader
Jon joined 42 Technology over ten years ago. He has been instrumental in driving its phenomenal growth, particularly in the industrial sector and into international markets. He was one of the key team members behind the consultancy’s successful MBO in 2015.
Paul Bearpark brings over 25 years of electronics industry experience into the company and will help strengthen its in-house skills in key growth areas such as connected products and sensor-based systems.
His previous positions include being CTO at Digital Barriers developing unattended ground sensors for use in border and asset-protection applications and eight years with Sagentia’s communications division. He started his industrial career in the mobile comms sector.
In his free time he participates in the popular Cambridge Repair Café network.
Business Development powers up
In his new role, Dr Alan Hart will take over 42 Technology’s sales development programme which has delivered steady growth over many years with the addition of several major European and US blue-chip clients, including exciting start-ups and SMEs.
Alan’s considerable international experience includes hands-on technical consulting, business development and client-side positions, especially in the consumer products sector. He was founding commercial director at Plumis, the domestic fire sprinkler company.
His achievements over a 9-year period include bringing on board external investors. He was also responsible for co-inventing, patenting and commercialising the company’s multi-award winning Automist system.
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