Meet the Team

MEET THE TEAM

DIRECTORS

CHRIS HANSFORD

Chris HansfordChris Hansford is the Managing Director of Hansford Sensors Ltd. Chris is a qualified Electro-Mechanical Engineer and has over 35 years experience in vibration and condition monitoring. At the start of his career, Chris was employed as a Design Engineer by a company that provided condition monitoring services to the power sector.

In 1986, Chris was involved in the formation of a sensor manufacturing company and as Managing Director, continued to run the business for 20 years. During this time Chris successfully grew the business, which enabled him to gain a wealth of commercial experience within the UK market. In 2006, Chris moved on to set-up Hansford Sensors Ltd, manufacturing accelerometers and ancillary equipment. The business has continued to grow from strength to strength and is now a global leader in its market. This has provided Chris with extensive international experience which he is using to continue to expand into new markets.

SIMON BARBER

Simon BarberSimon Barber is the Operations Director for Hansford Sensors Ltd. Simon is a qualified Mechanical Engineer and has over 11 years of experience in the production of vibration monitoring equipment. Simon began his engineering career in 1985 working on various contracts including the maintenance of the buildings for blue chip companies. In 2000, Simon was employed by a local sensor manufacturing company as a Mechanical Engineer before moving into the position of Engineering/Production Manager.

Simon joined Chris at Hansford Sensors Ltd in 2006 as Operations Director and continues to provide support to the business in all areas of production and logistical management. Simon has extensive knowledge of the processes and procedures involved in manufacturing accelerometers and ancillary equipment. Simon is fortunate enough to manage a team of 16 members of staff who have many years of experience in the production of vibration monitoring equipment.

OUR INTERNATIONAL SALES LEADERS

KAI THIEBES

SALES MANAGER -CENTRAL EUROPE

+49 2407 57 37 307


Kai is a highly qualified engineer with specialisation in product development. Having studied at the University of Aachen in Germany and graduated as a Bachelor of Engineering, specialising in biomedical engineering, Kai has applied his Master of Engineering degree into vibration systems & analysis products.
Based in Germany, Kai is responsible for all sales and technical customer support services throughout Central Europe.

VINOD KASAT

SENIOR MANAGER - SALES & MARKETING (ASIA)

+91 9168482299


Vinod is an experienced and highly qualified engineer and manager. He studied at the University of Pune in India and graduated as a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, going on successfully to complete an MBA in Marketing. With over five years experience working with customers in many different market sectors and vibration applications, Vinod leads our sales and customer support services throughout India, Pakistan and the Middle East.

MATEUSZ BUJAK

SALES MANAGER -
EASTERN EUROPE

+48 12 410 67 47


Mateusz has been working with leading companies across industry for over ten years, providing technical and sales support, advice and expertise on all aspects of vibration measurement and diagnostics. He’s a highly qualified engineer, with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Automation and Robotics and has led the Hansford Sensors’ team in Poland since 2009.

MARTIN ARMSON

VP SALES - NORTH AMERICA

+1 888.450.8490


Martin Armson heads up the US operations for Hansford Sensors based in one of the fastest growing states, South Carolina. Martin has a Mechanical Engineering degree. He first became involved in the vibration monitoring industry in the 1980’s. Since then Martin has worked with several leading companies, before joining Hansford Sensors in 2017.