Tech Centre Group Expands Presence in the UK, Doubling Workforce to Drive Innovation and Growth

Tech Centre Group, a global leader in innovative technology solutions, proudly announces a significant expansion of its Northern operations in the United Kingdom, effective March 2024. This strategic move is set to double the company’s workforce in the region, reinforcing Tech Centre Group’s commitment to driving innovation and meeting the growing demand for cutting-edge technology solutions.

Key Highlights of the Expansion:

  1. Doubled Workforce:
    • Tech Centre Group is set to double its workforce in the UK, hiring skilled professionals across various departments, including research and development, sales, customer support, and more. This expansion reflects the company’s confidence in the potential of the UK market and its dedication to fostering local talent.
  1. Innovation Hub:
    • The expanded workforce will contribute to the establishment of an innovation hub within the UK operations. This hub will focus on developing and implementing groundbreaking technologies, ensuring that Tech Centre Group remains at the forefront of the rapidly evolving tech landscape.
  1. Enhanced Customer Support:
    • With the increased workforce, Tech Centre Group aims to enhance its customer support capabilities. The expansion will enable the company to provide more responsive and personalized support to clients, ensuring their technology needs are met with efficiency and excellence.
  1. Strategic Partnerships:
    • Tech Centre Group’s expansion in the UK will also pave the way for strategic partnerships with local businesses and organizations. Collaborations with key stakeholders in the region will foster innovation, knowledge exchange, and contribute to the overall growth of the technology sector.
  1. Job Creation and Economic Impact:
    • The expanded workforce not only signifies job creation within Tech Centre Group but also contributes to the economic growth of the UK. The company is proud to play a role in supporting the local economy and investing in the development of technology talent in the region.


Rod Lacey, CEO of Tech Centre Group:

“Expanding our presence in the UK is a testament to Tech Centre Group’s commitment to global growth and innovation. By doubling our workforce, we aim to strengthen our position as a leader in technology solutions and contribute to the vibrant tech ecosystem in the UK.”

Tech Centre Group Welcomes Chris Newman as Chief Operating Officer

Tech Centre Group, a global leader in providing innovative technology solutions, is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Newman as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company. Newman brings a wealth of experience and strategic leadership to the executive team, reinforcing Tech Centre Group’s commitment to driving operational excellence and sustained growth.

Key Highlights:

  1. Distinguished Leadership Background:
    • Chris Newman joins Tech Centre Group with a proven track record of leadership in strategic operations, technology and logistics solutions. With a career spanning 20 years, he has consistently demonstrated the ability to navigate complex operational challenges and drive organisational success.
  1. Strategic Vision and Operational Expertise:
    • As the new COO, Newman will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing Tech Centre Group’s operational strategy. He brings a strategic vision and hands-on expertise that align with the company’s goals, emphasising efficiency, innovation, and customer satisfaction.
  1. Global Experience:
    • Newman has a global perspective gained from his experience working with leading companies in various international markets. This global mindset is expected to contribute significantly to Tech Centre Group’s expansion and operations on a worldwide scale.
  1. Focus on Operational Excellence:
    • Tech Centre Group is confident that Newman will further enhance operational efficiency, streamline processes, and implement best practices to ensure a seamless and optimised workflow across all departments.
  1. Collaborative Leadership Style:
    • Known for his collaborative leadership style, Newman is expected to foster a culture of teamwork, innovation, and continuous improvement within Tech Centre Group. He will work closely with the existing leadership team to drive the company’s overall success.


Rod Lacey, CEO of Tech Centre Group:

“We are thrilled to welcome Chris to Tech Centre Group as our Chief Operating Officer. He brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success in driving operational excellence. With his leadership, we are confident that Tech Centre Group will reach new heights in delivering exceptional technology solutions to our clients worldwide.”

Hong Kong Is Open!

Following on from our domestic and European growth, we are happy to announce the expansion of Tech Centre in the Far East. Our team of highly skilled and motivated engineers will cater for additional business from our more strategic clients as well as supporting our domestic production related activities.

Naomi Firth Joins The Management Team

On behalf of the Tech Centre team, we are happy to announce the appointment of Naomi Firth as Customer Service Manager. Naomi is a highly experienced and dedicated customer service professional, responsible for internal and external client support, client relationship development and customer-centric system improvements. She will also support the Operations Director in strategic client-based operational projects.

Madrid Operations Now Live

We are International! Tech Centre are happy to announce the formulation of Centro Tech. Our Madrid team will be based in a custom-built manufacturing centre and will cater for new clients within our expanding Android team.

Vanessa Leng Joins Management Team

On behalf of the Tech Centre team, we are happy to announce the appointment of Vanessa Leng as Purchasing and Outsourcing Manager. Vanessa has been a valued and productive member of our Procurement Team for a number of years, and her recent promotion will see her responsible for internal service provision and supplier co-ordination and development, as well as cost reduction, outsourcing activities and efficiencies

Craig Heppinstall Joins Management Team

On behalf of the Tech Centre team, we are happy to announce the appointment of Craig Heppinstall as Operations Director. Craig has worked at a senior level within both the public and private sector and will be responsible for day-to-day operational activities as well as business development and client relationships.

Marcus Yap Joins Management Team

On behalf of the Tech Centre Team, we are happy to announce the appointment of Marcus Yap as Procurement Director. Marcus has worked in a senior sourcing capacity for a number of multi-national organisations such as Jaguar Land Rover and JCB. He will be responsible for the expansion of our supply chain, as well as developing relationships with OEMs (Original Engineering Manufacturers) and global tech accessory providers.

United Kingdom Expansion

Due to our ongoing expansion, we’re proud to announce that Tech Centre have relocated to a new state-of-the-art 20,000.00sqft manufacturing facility in Whitwood, West Yorkshire. The premises will be home to our growing team of Engineers and will cater for our increasing portfolio of clients.

Martin Pearson Joins Management Team

On behalf of the Tech Centre team, we are happy to announce the appointment of Martin Pearson as Warehouse and Compliance Manager. Martin has worked at several high-profile manufacturing companies including Pioneer and will be responsible for product compliance and safety testing. In addition, Martin will be responsible for all day-to-day logistical activities.