PrOXisense today announces the appointment of Neil Parke as Chief Executive Officer. Neil who was Business Development Director, will replace Mark Papworth who has been performing the CEO role on a part time basis since the business was launched in October 2016. Mark becomes a Non-Executive Director of the Board. Mark as Co-founder remains committed to PrOXisense and will provide executive functional support to Neil as requested by the company.
Neil’s career has taken in many leadership roles including a 30-year period working for a major international aerospace company where he provided executive leadership to a number of businesses worldwide that provided sensors and systems to both Civil and Defence aerospace customers.
Mark Papworth said of Neil’s appointment:
“The timing of Neil’s appointment is perfect as the business secures the next funding round to support the business’s growth phase. Neil’s knowledge and depth of experience of the customers and markets PrOXisense is working with is unique. I am very excited at Neil’s appointment and look forward to providing support to him in my Non-Executive role.”
Neil Parke commented:
“PrOXisense has developed some exciting technologies, that have stimulated interest from a number of major Aerospace and Industrial companies. We are now developing a range of unique products to exploit these technologies. The company is well positioned to show significant growth over the next two years. I will be growing our team to develop these opportunities over the next 12 months.”