BRISTOL, England, February 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Speaking of his appointment, Barry said: "I am extremely excited to be joining Ultrahaptics at such a pivotal time in its evolution. In the course of the last twelve months, the company has transformed from a technology spin out, to a well-funded, commercially focused business, whilst maintaining the spirit of engineering innovation on which it was formed. The customer list is impressive, and I'm looking forward to steering the engineering team to face current demand and future challenges."
Barry started out as an apprentice at Philips Electronics in London and advanced his career with roles in Business Management at AMI Inc in California, ST Micro and Mitel in Europe until he returned to Philips and California in 2000 as Vice President leading a $450m Computing Business serving customers such as Apple, Cisco and HP. Four years later he transferred to Philips HQ in Eindhoven as Senior Vice President leading global Product Businesses and Services Groups. Barry went on to become Managing Director NXP UK Ltd and participated in a number of industry Boards. Most recently he was Chief Operating Officer at Plessey.
Ultrahaptics CEO, Steve Cliffe, added: "It's great to have Barry join us when customer demand is so high and we are growing the engineering team so quickly. His expertise and experience will be a key factor in ensuring the company's continued success."
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Photo caption: Barry Dennington, Vice President of Engineering
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