Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman
This presentation was given at Electric Vehicles Land, Sea & Air Europe 2011 on Jun 28, 2011.
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Speaker Biography (Peter Harrop)
Dr Peter Harrop PhD, FIEE is Chairman of IDTechEx Ltd. He was previously Director of Technology of Plessey Capacitors Scotland and Chief Executive of Mars Electronics, a start-up he took to $260 million gross sales value with highly automated factories built in US and UK, without acquisitions. He was a board member of $1.5 bn Mars UK, a division of Mars Inc. Mars Electronics was sold for $500 million after he left, generating an excellent return.
He has been Chairman of 15 high tech companies over a period of years including turnrounds on behalf of venture capitalists such as Computer Security International. The largest was Pinacl plc in Wales, made profitable and grown to $100 million in fiber optic manufacture and multimillion dollar structural networks.
Peter lectures and consults internationally on electric vehicles, energy storage, RFID and printed/organic electronics. He writes a minimum of five openly published techno-marketing reports yearly at IDTechEx. firstname.lastname@example.org
Company Profile (IDTechEx)
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