Visual solution specialists and engineers, Datapath, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Dave Leat as Project Director.
With a proven track record in technical project management, Dave joins Datapath from GE Power and has previously held positions with the Brush Group, GKN Aerospace and Rolls-Royce.
With past roles including Operations Director, Head of Programme Management and Programme Manager, Leat boasts extensive experience of both hardware and software development and transformational change.
The next generation of Datapath products are expected to enhance the company’s software and hardware development, and Dave’s immediate responsibility will be to drive these projects in conjunction with initiatives delivered by Datapath’s technical teams.
He said: “The future is looking very exciting and I’m very much looking forward to the challenges that lay ahead. Datapath is known for being innovators in pro-AV visual solutions and I am fortunate to have seen a glimpse of what the future holds.
“By ensuring our software and hardware developments are aligned as we move forward, we will continue to lead the way in visual solutions.”
Datapath managing director Bjorn Krylander spoke of his delight regarding the appointment as the business continues to grow: “We are really pleased to bring Dave’s experience and knowledge to the team. Datapath’s continued growth requires continued strengthening of the R&D management to allow us to improve our project delivery.
“At a time when we see a growing R&D team, with more projects being run in parallel, it is important we strengthen the organisation and process by which we deliver projects and new product developments.”