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.

PAUL CARTER

Paul CarterPaul Carter joined the Group as Finance Director in October 2019. Paul joined the team having spent over 15 years holding key Directorship positions, some of which were in UK listed businesses.

Paul brings valuable experience from the Information Technology, Defence and Electronics Manufacturing industries to the Group. While Paul held key leadership responsibilities, he led UK and overseas acquisitions, public company transactions, Strategic financing and ERP systems development. In addition, Paul also brings cross functional skills which will help develop the Groups already strong foundations.

Paul’s addition to the Hansford Sensors Group continues to strengthen the leadership team and supports our exciting opportunities for the future.

OUR INTERNATIONAL SALES LEADERS

KAI THIEBES

SALES MANAGER -WESTERN 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

HANSFORD SENSORS, INDIA

+91 9168482299


Hansford Sensors, India is an independent firm and is managed by Vinod F Kasat. 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 9 years’ experience working with customers in many different market sectors and vibration applications. Hansford Sensors, India is responsible for sales and customer support services for India, Pakistan and the Middle East region.

MATEUSZ BUJAK

VP GLOBAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

+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.