Kromek CEO Appointed as Deputy Lieutenant of County Durham

Kromek (AIM: KMK), a worldwide supplier of detection technology focusing on the medical, security screening and nuclear markets, is pleased to note that its Chief Executive Officer, Dr Arnab Basu MBE, has been appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of County Durham by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of County Durham, Mrs Sue Snowdon.

In this role, Dr Basu will support the Lord-Lieutenant in her duties that include promoting a good atmosphere and spirit of co-operation by the encouragement she gives to voluntary service and to benevolent organisations and by the interest she takes in the business, industrial and social life of County Durham.

Dr Basu was selected for appointment following many years of dedicated service to his local community within the voluntary sector as well as business sector. In addition to being the CEO of Sedgefield headquartered Kromek, he has been a prominent member of the local community supporting mental health charities, sports organisations, the Health Service as the Chair of the Academic Health Science Network and supporting British businesses as a Council member of Innovate UK.

Speaking about his appointment, Dr Arnab Basu said: “I am deeply honoured and humbled to be appointed to this prestigious role. County Durham has been home to me for over two decades and it is where we have grown as a family. My time in Durham University, professional career with Kromek and wide ranging involvement in the local community has provided me with experience that I can draw on to support the Lord-Lieutenant’s work and help to make a positive difference.”

News source: Kromek.

Arnab Basu - Kromek

Follow NETPark On Social Media

Keep up to date with the latest NETPark news and events.

NETPark Logo

The North East Technology Park provides a dynamic and supportive environment to accelerate the growth of ambitious, innovative, high tech companies into global markets. NETPark encourages collaborative multidisciplinary links, driving innovation, enterprise and economic prosperity.
We provide companies with access to a focused and international community where talent flourishes, ideas are generated and businesses have the support and resources to compete with the best in the world.

NETPark North East Technology Park

NETPark, North East Technology Park,
Sedgefield, County Durham TS21 3FD

Call Us: (+44) 01740 625250
Email: enquiries@northeasttechnologypark.com
Web: northeasttechnologypark.com

The quality of the facilities at NETPark and the attitude of staff is first class. It has a really dynamic, innovative atmosphere.

Dr Neil Loxley, - Chief executive, IBEX

The proximity to the universities and the infrastructure are very important factors. Ultimately having a presence in Europe is very valuable to us and we intend to stay at NETPark for many years to come.

Dr Arnab Basu, - CEO, Kromek

When looking for premises which would support our growth, whilst we’d looked at other locations nothing came close to NETPark. The office is modern and well serviced and reflects the type of company we are.

Paul Ashley , - Co-Founder, PNTS

We’re delighted to have opened our new site at NETPark.  This will make it easier for us to attract the best engineering talent to the Tharsus team so that we can continue to deliver game-changing robotic systems for our customers.

Brian Palmer , - CEO, Tharsus

We initially came because of the printable electronics centre but access to a highly skilled semi conductor workforce in the North East has been a key factor in us staying and growing here, as well as the value for money office space and the access to funding.

Ken Williamson, - COO, PragmatIC Printing

CPI has developed a specialist offering to support SMEs looking to develop their printable electronics applications and our partnership with Business Durham has been instrumental in attracting several SMEs to locate here in the region.

Dr Jon Helliwell, - Director of Printable Electronics, CPI

It fits perfectly for us that we’re surrounded by like-minded companies at NETPark. There are a number of highly skilled people in the area who can help us grow our business. The facilities and services offered by NETPark are first class, they make office life simple and engaging.

Stuart Wilson, - CEO, Ascarii

Access to quality facilities was one of the main drivers for deciding to locate the business at the NETPark. We have been able to use this as a launch pad to link into support from CPI and world-class expertise from Durham University.

Steve Clements, - Managing Director, aXenic
2020-04-02T09:11:09+00:00