John Boston - Managing Director
Electronics manufacturing Engineer and Micro-electronics expert with 35 years experience at the leading edge of electronics design and manufacture.
Jon Burgess - General Manager & Director
Commercial professional with over 30 years’ contract manufacturing experience in both Engineering and Commercial roles, joining CIL in 2013 as a Customer Account Manager. Becoming Commercial Manager in 2016 Jon significantly developed the Commercial team and function within the business and is an integral part of the growth of CIL. Jon was appointed Commercial Director in 2019 and in July 2023 has been further promoted to General Manager.
James Cotty - Head of Power Electronics
With over twenty-five years automotive industry experience and holding a BEng (Hons) Degree, James joined CIL in 2021 to run the @FutureBev programme; CIL’s first Silicon Carbide (SiC) power module developed in partnership with BMW and Compound Semi-conductor Applications (CSAC). James brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge having spent considerable time at companies such as Rolls Royce Cars, Ford Motor Company and Jaguar Landrover, where he successfully engineered, managed and delivered a number of projects. James is a strong believer in adhering to a structured engineering approach using industry defined best-practice and loves nothing more than problem solving using Six Sigma quality tools backed by data.
The Power Electronics Team
Craig Furber - Commercial Manager
The Commercial Team
Phil Ingram - Engineering Director
Phil Ingram Engineering Director
Head of Engineering with an electronics engineering degree and 40+ years' technical and operational expertise in the design and manufacture of electronic products for highly innovative and bespoke applications. Phil joined CIL in 2013, having previously been a customer for 5+ years and following restructure of the engineering function as part of the CIL growth plan in 2017, was appointed into his current role. In this role, he provides leadership and management of the PCBA engineering functions of the business, to enable CIL to meet is strategic objectives.
The Engineering and Maintenance team
Jane Mitter - Finance Director
Senior Finance Executive who joined the Group in 2015 and has 20 years’ experience within the Electronics Industry. A proven track record of driving financial operations with a ‘hands on’ approach and successfully developing and implementing policies and processes to improve overall financial performance.
The Finance Team:
Donna Proctor - HR Manager
Senior Human Resources generalist with over 17 years’ HR experience within the manufacturing sector and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources from CIPD. As the Head of HR, Donna supports the business to develop, lead and deliver people related strategy, policies, processes, and vision whilst ensuring legal compliance. With an excellent track record, she advises and supports the management team and wider businesses to resolve challenging issues related to our most important asset – our people
The HR Team
Jason Reid – Operations Manager
Head of Operations with 20 years’ experience working for multi-national organisations. Holding a Diploma in Management and Leadership. Proven track record in delivering against customer needs with an emphasis on quality and efficiency. Known as a caring, highly energetic, and enabling leader, never accepting the status quo.
The Operations Team
Tina White - Purchasing Director
Senior procurement professional with over 20 years’ experience within the electronics industry and a graduate with Professional Diploma from The Oxford College of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS accreditation). Tina has worked extensively within distribution and contract manufacturing and has developed skills and knowledge within a broad range of industries. Joined the CIL Purchasing Team in 2013 and attained position of Purchasing Director in 2019, has since enjoyed development of a talented procurement team to deliver on company strategies including a trajectory of growth in diverse industries and market conditions. Driven to deliver good quality of service to our stakeholders and to achieve CIL strategic objectives.
The Purchasing Team
Stewart Wilson - Microelectronics Engineering Director
Joined CIL in 1999 following graduation from Cardiff University and has enjoyed 24 years of working within CIL’s clean rooms on die bond, wire bond and encapsulation manufacturing processes. Since heading up the microelectronics section of CIL in 2017 as Microelectronics Director, Stewart continues to assemble and mentor a team of specialist manufacturing engineers to support CIL’s growth into the microelectronics, advanced packaging and power electronics business sectors.
The Microelectronics Engineering Team