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26/09/2017

New Technical Director to lead product development at Eminox

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Gainsborough-based emissions specialists, Eminox has appointed Steve Whelan, as its new Technical Director. 

In his new role, Steve will be responsible for the company’s product development as well as research and advanced engineering, helping to shape Eminox’s technology strategy for the future. 

He will be responsible for four teams including design, product development, retrofit product development and advanced technology and innovation. As well as managing existing development programmes, Steve will be instrumental in delivering innovative new technology solutions in reducing emissions on heavy duty powertrain platforms.  

Steve will support Eminox in the search and evaluation of new technologies for other exciting industrial sectors.

Steve has nearly 30 years of experience within the industry having previously worked for Ricardo, Clean Air Power, and most recently Tata Technologies.  

Within these roles, Steve has led the development of technology with both global Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and for retrofit applications where existing vehicles are upgraded to comply with the latest emission standards.

Steve said: “I am looking forward to reinforcing engineering processes in the short term to support our programmes, developing a progressive technology road map that will drive our activities in the medium term, and creating a portfolio of research projects that will deliver new products into the long term.”

“Having that direct hands-on contact with the teams and management here is really exciting.”

Mark Runciman, Operations Director for Eminox, said: “We’re very happy to welcome Steve to the Eminox senior management team, he brings with him nearly 30 years of knowledge from within the industry. 

“His insight into the industry will be of great value to us over the coming years as the company enters a new phase of growth.”