New board appointment at Filtronic

Filtronic, the AIM-listed electronics manufacturer with operations in Leeds and here at NETPark County Durham, has appointed a new non-executive director to its board.

Pete Magowan joins the company’s board with immediate effect. He offers experience from various global technology companies, with board experience from ARM Holdings and Superscape.

After completing a degree in electrical and electronic engineering at the University of Manchester, Magowan worked in sales and marketing roles. More recently, he served as head of energy investments at investment management firm Fidelity International.

Magowan will chair the Filtronic’s remuneration committee and will be a member of both the audit and nominations committees.

Chairman Reg Gott said: “We are delighted that Pete has joined Filtronic as a non-executive director.

“His background of selling into the telecoms industry and his investment management experience will greatly enhance our board and we are all looking forward to working with Pete as we further develop the Company.”

News source: Insider Media North East.


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