LPW Technology Ltd, Runcorn, UK: LPW Technology, a market leader in the development, manufacture and supply of cutting edge metal powder solutions for Additive Manufacturing, has expanded its senior team with the appointment of Manish Dev BA(Hons) FCA as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Over the last 12 months Manish has been providing financial consultancy to Runcorn based LPW, working closely with the senior management team. Dr Phil Carroll, MD and founder of the business commented that:
“Manish joins us with proven commercial experience across a range of industries, SMEs, successful entrepreneurs and large multi-nationals. He will provide financial guidance, support and leadership across the business as we implement our exciting, strategic plans continuing to develop our manufacturing capabilities and international presence.”
The company is a rapidly-expanding market leader with 60 highly skilled staff working from LPW’s head office in Runcorn, Cheshire, a fast-growing facility in Pittsburgh, an office in Germany, and a network of resellers around the world.
Manish, a local professional, attended Gateacre comprehensive school in Liverpool, is a graduate from Manchester University in Accounting and Law and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. His experience includes having led a national chain of department stores out of administration and spearheaded an impressive growth plan for a Manchester based technology business. In 2014 he was finalist for both the ‘Young Finance Director of the Year’ at the North West Finance Awards and ‘Finance Business Leader’ for the Manchester Society of Chartered Accountants.
Asked about his recent appointment, Manish says
“The exciting growth plans of LPW is a great opportunity for me to add genuine value at a key stage in the development of the business and I am privileged to work with such a high-calibre staff employed across the whole company. LPW’s team has unrivalled knowledge in developing applications and specialist materials particularly for the high‑tech aerospace, F1 and medical implant industries.”
In addition to supplying high‑end metal powder to the additive manufacturing industry, LPW houses world leading laboratory equipment to optimise and analyse powder, and has developed a unique portfolio of products and software to increase yield and reduce risk in the AM process.