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C-Kore Systems welcomes new board members

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27 September 2022

Following continued growth C-Kore Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Smith and Cynthia Pikaar to the C-Kore Board of Directors.

Greg is one of the founding members of C-Kore and has held the title of General Manager since its inception. With a first-class honours (with distinction) degree in Electronic Engineering, Greg designed C-Kore’s first product the "C-Kore Cable Monitor”. As Operations Director, Greg leads the C-Kore Design and Production Teams in translating customers’ requirements into new C-Kore products to Simplify Subsea Testing.

Cynthia joined C-Kore shortly after the companies’ launch to take up the role of Sales and Marketing Manager. As a mechanical engineer with a background in the design of cables and umbilicals she was an ideal choice to promote mC-Kore’s innovative equipment to the subsea industry. As Sales & Marketing Director, Cynthia, with the assistance of her growing Sales Team (hand-picked for their vast knowledge of the subsea industry), will continue to show more operators and contractors how C-Kore’s services save them both time and money on their offshore campaigns.

Tim Overfield, Managing Director of C-Kore said: "I am delighted to have Greg and Cynthia join the C-Kore Board of Directors. Their hard work and commitment has grown C-Kore to what it is today."

Greg said: "We have a great team who have not only transformed once complex subsea testing techniques into simple easy-to-use tools, but also provide world-class service to our customers. I look forward to continuing to lead our team as we help our customers perform their subsea testing in the most efficient way possible."

Cynthia continued: "It is satisfying to see our core markets in the UK and Australia continue to grow year on year. We have now deployed in over 20 countries with particular interest in North & South America, and Africa this year. Along with our great Sales Team, I look forward to promoting C-Kore’s message further around the globe."

As a two-time winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2019 and International Trade Award 2021, C-Kore are committed to continually developing ways to undertake subsea testing. As the industry as a whole look to the future and how they can improve current working practices and/or transition to new ways of energy production, these appointments confirm C-Kore’s continued commitment to being an organisation with industry knowledge right at the heart of it.

Cynthia and Greg pictured at Buckingham Palace for the Royal Reception in celebration of receiving The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2019