24 November 2016

Avire appoints new technical director

Lift safety and communication specialist Avire has appointed Michael Stembridge as its new technical director. Michael will assume product development responsibility for the global Avire organisation.

“I’m very excited to have joined Avire,” said Michael, “a company with a clear strategy to grow by delivering ‘best in class’ products for its customers. My goal is simple – I want our customers to say ‘Wow!’ when they use our new products. As an innovator myself, I can’t wait to start that creative work with Avire’s great engineering teams. Interesting times certainly await.”

Michael has a first-class honours degree in Electronic Engineering from Bolton University and 25 years’ experience in three major defence and communication organisations: Imtech Traffic and Infrastructure, Racal Acoustics Ltd and Ultra Electronics.

Michael takes over from Karl Westhead, who has moved to fellow Halma company Apollo Fire Detectors.
For more information about Avire in India, please contact Rajeev Joshi, Regional Business Manager – IMEA on M: +91 91677 30003, E-mail: rajeev.joshi@avire-global.com, visit www.avire-global.com. Avire operates in India from an office located in Wagle Industrial Estate in Thane, Maharashtra.

About AVIRE:

Avire – a Halma company, combines 4 market-leading brands (E-Motive, Janus, TL Jones and Memco) within the elevator industry; offering an extensive range of lift safety and communication products like light curtains, LCD displays, emergency telephones and LED lighting. Each brand has a strong market presence, a unique identity, a distinct product range, and a long, successful history. With manufacturing locations in Singapore, China, India and the Czech Republic, and sales offices in 13 locations worldwide, Avire is a truly global brand.

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