Leading manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric instrumentation, Valeport, has announced the appointment of Phill Harvey to the new post of financial director.
Phill, who has over 30 years’ experience in the financial sector, supporting many SME manufacturers and exporters, will join the senior management team to oversee all financial aspects of the business. His strong commercial background, which includes roles at Handelsbanken and Lloyds Bank, means that Phill is ideally positioned to deliver Valeport’s ambitious growth plans, beginning with a review of the businesses’ administration functions.
Managing Director Matt Quartley, said: “Valeport is rapidly expanding into new markets, delivering new products to customers across a large number of sectors. Already 2017 is shaping up to be a big year for new developments and Phill joins us at the perfect time to support our growth. Phill’s commercial expertise will be invaluable to Valeport as we move forward and we are delighted to welcome his fresh perspective to our team.”
Phill Harvey added: “Valeport is a fast-paced company working across interesting sectors and getting to grips with the business is a thrilling challenge – the days certainly fly by! I’m delighted to be working alongside knowledgeable and talented colleagues and, together, we’re committed to building on our existing success through constant innovation.”