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STRUCTeam Strengthens Business with New Recruits

STRUCTeam has recruited three new employees to further strengthen the existing team and expand the company’s composite capabilities.

Tony Chignell will assume the role of Engineering Manager within STRUCTeam’s Senior Management team. Tony possesses 20 years of technical and management experience in the field of advanced composite structures. His most recent positions include Head of Composite Engineering at Green Marine followed by consultancy work with several prestigious companies including Rogers Yacht Design, Pure Design and Engineering and Premier Composite Technologies.

Prior to this, Tony managed Gurit Engineering overseeing the company’s expansion from a world leading position in marine composite structures into the wind energy, underwater turbine and architectural industries.

“We are excited to welcome Tony on board. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and it is a pleasure to have him involved at such a critical stage of the company’s expansion. He has played an integral part in some of the world’s top-class composite engineering projects so this is quite a coup - I couldn’t be more delighted!”, comments Julien Sellier, Managing Director.

In addition to leading STRUCTeam’s engineering department, Tony will support the Senior Management team in its overall operations and business development.

STRUCTeam has also appointed two Graduate Composite Engineers; Jaime Ramos and Konstantinos Soulanis. Jaime completed a bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering followed by a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Aarhus in Denmark. Konstantinos recently achieved a First-class degree in Aircraft Engineering from the University of the West of Scotland.

Both Jamie and Konstantinos will work alongside STRUCTeam’s team of experts whilst having the opportunity to develop structural design and engineering principles of high-performance composite components and structures across a variety of industry sectors.

Julien Sellier comments, “These recent appointments showcase how we are developing the business to offer clients the very best talent and expertise in the composites marketplace. We look forward to another successful year in 2020.”



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