"John's keen eye gleaned from years of CEM experience quickly identifies areas of opportunity and risk"
FermionX through its predecessor C-Tech Electronics, has always been a company based on family values and ethics. No one has driven that more than John Patrick, whose parents started the original PCB manufacturing plant that led to the incorporation of C-Tech Electronics. With extensive experience in electronic manufacturing, John now tunes his entrepreneurial business approach to ensure the continued success of the business.
International Sales Director
"Dan is the steady pair of hands at the tiller who has overseen the merger of our three companies and steady growth"
Based back in his home country of New Zealand, Dan heads up our export sales for product brands. His experience in developing distribution channels and entering new markets, coupled with his in depth understanding of our manufacturing processes allows him to provide clear direction and support to our sales partners during one of the most challenging global supply periods in recent years. Dan’s down to earth nature sees him working collaboratively with customers to deliver long term relationships and mutual growth.
"The voice of reason, Steve provides seasoned financial control to ensure the continued success of the company"
The numbers man. Steve provides the background sanity checks to ensure the company is running smoothly. Steve manages to balance between commercial objectives and financial realities to ensure any wild ideas from the sales team or new equipment requests are passed through the voice of reason.
More recently Steve has become an expert in R&D tax credits, allowing the company to continue its drive as a product innovator.
European Sales Director
"Stuart thrives on challenging innovation, his commercial acumen ensure products are developed to add value. He's also a wealth of random information and the perfect pub quiz team member"
Stuart has been with FermionX for 20 Years, and is responsible for research and development. His knowledge and commitment to product innovation and development has delivered new and exciting products and opportunities for our brands as well as our customers.
Outside of the office, Stuart enjoys sailing and hiking in the South Downs.
Stuart is the person we call upon when we need laboratory experience or legal expertise.
"Brett is a perfectionist, with a do or die attitude who holds us all to the highest standard throughout our operations"
In his first decade with the company, he carried out every job role in manufacturing and administration. Always forward-thinking, he worked tirelessly with Surestead to introduce the eMacs product and stock control system, which has transformed our ability to leverage our supply chain risk and buy better.
In his second decade Brett with his Managers, Kenny and Neil selected and commissioned all equipment and staff training resulting in FermionX now being among the best equipped and staffed CEM in Sussex.
"Will brings an energy and fresh perspective to our sales team, always willing to ask questions and challenge the status quo to keep a proactive view to customer support and sales."
Continuing the family tradition, Will is the 3rd generation of the Patrick family to work for the company. His role has focused on product brands Airbox and Seward but also brings field sales support for manufacturing customers further afield from our home base in West Sussex.
His open and personable approach to communication reinforces the company's approach to customer service.