Jennifer Heathcote has been appointed as business development manager at GEW, a manufacturer of Arc and LED UV curing systems based in Crawley, West Sussex, in the UK.
Heathcote has been in the UV equipment and applications business since 1998 and has worked with several well-respected UV suppliers. She has served as an executive board member for RadTech International North America and most recently has acted as a technical and commercial consulting advisor to the UV curing industry. Throughout her various career roles, which have included applications engineering, sales, business development and general management, Heathcote has proven herself to be a leading authority on conventional and LED UV technology, as well as their use across a broad range of industrial curing applications.
Malcolm Rae, managing director at GEW, commented: “We are delighted that Jennifer has joined the GEW team. Her depth of technical expertise and understanding of the global UV curing market will enable us to expand into new areas of opportunity and build upon the core business foundations already in place.”
Heathcote will continue to present at industry conferences and events. She has written a wide range of articles on the subject of UV curing, and in 2012 co-authored The UV LED Handbook. She earned her bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and her MBA from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.
For more information, visit www.gewuv.com.