Bio medical device test and measurement specialist Rigel Medical has invested further in the expansion and growth of its US operations with a senior appointment.
Lewis Lennard has joined the US operation in Tampa, Florida as a product manager. Bringing eight years’ experience to the role, he will be responsible for managing the medical product portfolio and supporting brand sales across North America, which is one of the largest medical device markets in the world.
He will also be involved in analyzing market trends and identifying opportunities to support new business development as well as monitoring and reporting on market behaviors and trends to inform strategic planning and marketing.
The move by Lewis Lennard, who was previously an application engineer with Rigel Medical based in the UK, comes at a time when the market for electrical safety test products in North America continues to show huge potential for growth.
He said: “Rigel Medical is fast building a reputation and presence in the industry at a time when the market is rapidly growing. I look forward to working alongside a team focused on providing high quality products, unsurpassed customer service, and innovation that adapts and expands to meet market standards.”
Seaward is part of Metrawatt’s GMC Instrumentation Group, a collaboration of separate specialist test equipment manufacturing businesses based in Germany, Switzerland and the USA.
Sean Daley, vice president and chief operating officer at Seaward USA, said: “I very much look forward to working with Lewis as we continue to strengthen our US team. He has excelled throughout his time in Seaward, going above and beyond in many areas. The growth opportunities in the North American marketplace align with his ambition and will add further success to Rigel Medical’s growth in the territory.”
Seaward Group USA supplies a wide range of electrical safety instruments to ensure the safety of any product or appliance from the design, compliance and manufacturing stages through to servicing repair and calibration. This includes advanced technology laboratory and production line testers capable of carrying out hi-pot, ground bond and a variety of other tests, as well as EMC test equipment. Based in Florida, the company has an extensive national US sales, service and calibration capability.