North East electrical test and measurement company Seaward Electronic has announced several senior appointments as it invests further in a skilled workforce and business support functions.
Kyle Fitzgerald has been promoted to the position of IT manager at the Peterlee firm while instrumentation calibration services brand Calibrationhouse is boosted by promotions for Andrew Simpson and Tom Worthy, who become manager and lab manager respectively. Chad Murray steps up to the role of Seaward Electronic’s quality lead while other appointments see Brett Spence become a junior production engineer, Natasha Kirkup a junior buyer, Toni Wells a management accountant and Jade Fitzgerald an assistant accountant.
The news comes as the company has maintained a resilient performance on the back of strong demand for its products and services and continued investment to support growth.
With an office also in Tampa, Florida, Seaward Electronic currently employs around 170 people and is a sector leading manufacturer of electronic test and measurement instruments used in a wide variety of electrical, medical, industrial and energy sector applications.
Chris Callan, CEO at Seaward Electronic, said the promotions are well deserved with all contributing significantly to the business. He added: “Our commitment to developing a highly skilled workforce is the linchpin of providing top quality products and services to customers right across the world. We look forward to both continuing to grow their careers at Seaward and contributing significantly to our future success.
“We have a strategy for growth - and developing our expertise and capability is a key part of this strategy. We offer exciting projects and technologies and it has been fantastic to welcome new members of the team to strengthen our ability to introduce new products into our global markets.”
Seaward Electronic is part of Metrawatt’s GMC Instrumentation Group, a collaboration of separate specialist test equipment manufacturing businesses based in Germany, Switzerland and the USA.
Photocaption: New promotions at Seaward Electronic are (l – r) Kyle Fitzgerald, Jade Fitzgerald, Brett Spence, Tom Worthy, Andrew Simpson, Toni Wells, Chad Murray