We are delighted to be able to share the following news with you all. Exciting times ahead!
As a result of continued business growth and market expansion, we are proud to announce the appointment of Rebecca Hatch as Managing Director, effective 17th June, 2019. She takes over from Tom Baynham, the company’s owner and co-founder, who moves into the role of Chairman.
After 15 years in the exterior lighting sector, Rebecca brings a wealth of experience from her background in lighting design, consultancy and contracting; understanding clients’ needs and challenges faced in an ever-evolving industry.
Having worked for INDO as Commercial Director since 2017 and graduating in 2018 with an MBA from London South Bank University, Rebecca was selected by INDO’s Board of Directors as the right person to lead the company into its next phase of growth. As INDO enters an ambitious new era, Rebecca will focus on delivering a five-year strategy for INDO which incorporates diversification into new markets outside of UK Exterior Lighting including Horticulture and export. INDO’s core business continues to be in exterior lighting with wide-ranging growth plans for the street lighting and rail markets including new product development and expansion of the UK team over the coming year.
“Rebecca is a very experienced Director with the perfect combination of commercial expertise, people skills, drive and ambition which is exactly what the company is looking for now. On behalf of all the Directors and staff, I wish her continued success in this new role.” Tom Baynham – Chairman
As one of the joint founders of INDO Lighting, Tom’s move to Chairman will see him remain a key part of the INDO team, chairing the board and offering guidance and strategic support to Rebecca and the other Directors.
“I’d like to thank Tom, and the rest of the Board, for the opportunity to help lead the on-going growth and success of INDO Lighting” Rebecca Hatch – Managing Director.
INDO is also very pleased to share alongside this announcement, that at the end of our Financial Year 19, external investment was made into INDO, supporting a strong and robust business plan for sustainable growth through expansion of our product range and diversification into new markets.
This is a very exciting time for INDO and we would like to thank all our customers and partners for their continued support.