February 9, Albourne, United Kingdom - Technetix is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Bell as Chief Financial Officer of Technetix Group Ltd. Technetix’ current CFO, Andrew Kellett is retiring from the company and will leave the business at the end of March 2022 to pursue a plural career.
Robert Bell will take up his post as CFO taking over from Andrew on February 9. Robert’s responsibilities will cover finance, operations and IT functions in the company. Andrew will stay with the company until the end of March to ensure an orderly and smooth transition. Robert is an experienced commercially focused CFO who has a breadth of industry experience across engineering, chemicals, software and manufacturing organizations as well as international supply chain and offshore manufacturing knowledge. Robert brings with him extensive experience in operational and financial leadership roles, in both listed and private equity owned companies. Robert also has extensive mergers and acquisition experience and has completed over 40 transactions as well as attracting new investments and driving significant shareholder value in his career. Robert joins Technetix from consultancy Momentum, previous roles include being CFO at Cawood Scientific, a US$240m FTSE listed company Waterlogic, publicly listed Fidessa plc and software company Trema.
“I am pleased to welcome Robert Bell to Technetix. Robert is joining at a very exciting time for the growth of Technetix and will help support the next stage of development of the group” commented Paul Broadhurst, Founder and Chief Executive. “I wish Andrew Kellett well for the future, having enjoyed a close relationship over more than seven years and have always valued his expertise, guidance and unwavering dedication to the company. Andrew’s period with Technetix has been an inspiring time where the group has grown its presence in key strategic products for broadband operators globally, including delivering more than 1 million units of the DBx platform to 30 countries and being a leader in developing the first full range of transmission products for 10 Gbps DOCSIS 4.0 networks.”
Robert Bell commented “I'm delighted and motivated to join Paul and Technetix as CFO. Technetix has a strong product portfolio of class leading products for cable networks and innovative technologies for FTTx and mobile xHaul. I see many significant opportunities for developing and growing Technetix with its world-class expertise and executing significant future growth over the coming years.”
Andrew Kellett commented: “It’s been a privilege to work for Technetix, partnering with Paul, the Board and members of the executive team in shaping, growing and strengthening the business. The role has allowed me to lead many key initiatives to drive the company forward and make it fitter for the future. With the business now in excellent shape, delivering the best financial performance for many years and strong foundations established to deliver even better future financial performance, I believe now is the right time for me to take this decision. I am especially proud of the talented, diverse and dedicated team of people that I have worked with and helped to mentor; I leave safe in the knowledge that Technetix best days are undoubtedly ahead of it.”
Dedicated to helping cable operators better compete - and win - Technetix is a trusted, professional and customer-focused global provider of broadband equipment. Founded in 1990, the company is passionate about engineering and prides itself on helping customers serve millions of subscribers every day. Technetix listens, innovates and delivers technologically advanced products and solutions that enable flexible, powerful networks; increase revenue and market share, and provide a better service experience. With cutting-edge solutions including Distributed Gain Architecture, the DBT Gamechanger, the DBx Open Access Platform, Virtual Segmentation and XGT taps, Technetix is a partner that cable operators can count on to achieve their most ambitious goals. The company sells into leading cable operators in 70 countries. www.technetix.com
Paul Broadhurst, Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer
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Maria Tyrrell, Group Marketing Director
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