Leadership Team

Extronics Leadership Team

Extronics is spearheaded by our Strategic Leadership Team, who work together to define future strategy and ensure we’re focusing on providing a great service to our customers.

Managing Director John Hartley

John Hartley

Executive Chairman

Straight-talking and highly driven, John founded Extronics back in 1992 after cutting his teeth at Siemens. John is passionate about innovation and truly believes that the future of the process industries lies in their adoption of modern technologies.

President of Extronics Advance Phil Walker

Phil Walker


With over 20 years of business and technical experience, Phil focuses on a company culture that prioritises innovation and delighting customers.

Operations Manager Nick Saunders

Nick Saunders

Operations Director

Overseeing production and business support services, Nick ensures that Extronics operations run smoothly. With an engineering background, he understands both the technical and legal requirements for delivering effective solutions.

Financial Controller Martin Crowe

Martin Crowe

Finance Director

With a good understanding of a range of manufacturing industries, Martin uses his commercial insight to streamline business processes, improve financial control, and increase efficiency.

Rachel Saunders, member of Extronics' Strategic Leadership Team

Rachel Saunders

HR Director

Rachel has spent many years working collaboratively with leadership teams, prioritising employee engagement and development. She focuses on a culture that delivers added value through its people while making it a great place to work.

Julian Poyner

Julian Poyner

Engineering Director

From a highly technical background, Julian delivers strategic leadership to our Engineering and R&D departments. With a significant patent portfolio, Julian brings a pedigree of innovation to the development of our market leading products.