Edward Drummond & Co is delighted to have assisted photonic technology specialists, Gooch & Housego, on their journey towards finding Non-Executive Chairman, Gary Bullard, who was appointed on 21 February 2018.

Gary previously held non-executive positions at companies such as Rotork plc and Spirent Communications plc, and senior executive positions at Logica plc, BT Group plc and IBM Corporation. He has extensive experience of strategic leadership roles in a range of sectors, including information technology, telecommunications, support services and industrial.

Gooch & Housego is a global leader in photonics technology. As well as carrying out research within the field, they also design and manufacture innovative phonetic systems for effective use in the aerospace, industrial and scientific industries.

Mark Webster, CEO of Gooch & Housego, was looking forward to Gary’s influence on the company. “Gary Bullard brings extensive strategic and leadership experience drawn from roles at an impressive group of multi-national public corporations across a range of sectors” he said. “The Board looks forward to benefiting from his counsel and expertise as the Company moves forward into its next stage of development”.

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