Key staff

Technetix Board

Duncan McIntyre


Duncan McIntyre - Non-Executive Chairman 

Duncan is a dynamic business leader with a focus on growth companies. He recently retired as Chairman of EGSolutions plc. He retired from CPP plc in January 2015 after completing a successful and complex restructuring. He was Chairman of Monitise plc, the AIM quoted mobile banking and payments company until September 2013 where he was a key member of the team that built Monitise to its market leading position and £billion market capitalisation. Duncan was Chairman of Profero, a digital advertising agency, until February 2014 where he was key in re-establishing the business and then selling it to Interpublic Inc. Duncan is Chairman and investor in Acclimatise, a small climate mitigation consultancy, and investor and adviser to a small number of technology companies such as Swanbay. and Pythagorus. Duncan was formerly Chief Executive of a quoted computer systems company (Morse plc).

Paul Broadhurst


Paul Broadhurst - Founder and Chief Executive Officer 

Paul founded Technetix in 1990 and is its major shareholder.  He has responsibility for the Company's general management and strategy, including business development, sales and marketing. Prior to founding Technetix Paul was with PA Consultants, Continental Microwave and EMI Central Research Laboratories. Paul is a Chartered Engineer, a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Eur. Ing., a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (USA) and a fellow of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers .


Andrew Kellett - Chief Financial Officer 

Andrew has a strong track record in the financial and operational leadership of international high growth companies. His most recent positions have been in the life sciences/health care sector, holding CFO positions with Cmed Group, an international clinical research company and Genetix Group Plc, a publicly listed global life sciences and diagnostics company where he played a key role in the growth, transformation and successful sale of the company. He was also Finance Director of the global clinical trials business of Quest Diagnostics Inc. Andrew qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand and is responsible for finance, legal, HR and IT at Technetix.


John Brougham - Non-Executive Director

John joined the board of Technetix in January 2010 as independent Non-Executive Director. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee. He has more than 40 years' working experience in the electronics, telecoms, and software sectors, with 30 years at director level. He retired from his last full time role as Chief Financial Officer of Monitise plc in 2012 and he has held non-executive director roles since 2007. Currently he is also a Non-Executive Director and chair of the Finance, Investment and Performance Committee of West Herts Hospital Trust. John has a BA (Hons) in Business Studies and is a qualified accountant (FCMA)

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Colin Buechner – Non-Executive Director   

Colin was appointed to the board of Technetix in July 2016 as a non-executive director. Colin is a telecommunications professional with many years of experience in the industry. He is also the Managing Director access network for Liberty Global where he has been since 2001. In this role he is responsible for developing the strategy and driving innovation as well as all planning and engineering activities to assure the network is able to satisfy current and future business demands. His role also covers the Liberty Global network expansion programs to connect millions of additionalhomes to the Liberty Global broadband network. Prior to joining Liberty Global, Colin worked for several telecommunication companies including Vodafone, Viag Interkom and RSL COM.

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Francois Giraud-Sauveur - Chief Sales Officer 

Francois is a business development and sales professional with over 15 years of telecommunications industry experience.

Since joining Technetix in 2008, he has successfully driven the Sales function across Europe. From the end of 2011, Francois has lead the Sales team, sales order processing and customer service teams across 20 different countries. A French national, Francois graduated from the international business school ESCE with a Masters; he worked for Acome from 1998 to 2004 as Export manager and then for Sagem Communications from 2004 to 2008 as a Sales Director in the Set Top Box business unit.


Nathan Francis - President Americas 

A highly motivated individual inspired by challenges, Nathan joined Technetix in 2010 and quickly rose from Regional Sales Director for Northern Europe (UK, Ireland and Scandinavia territories) to Chief Operations Officer now responsible for Product Management, Marketing, Operations, Logistics and Procurement. Before joining Technetix, Nathan was Managing Director for telecommunications operator Tiscali Business Services from 2004 to 2010 growing this division from £20m to £100m.

Nathan is extremely well positioned to manage our American regions with his experience of our end – end operations, ensuring all USA MSOs are given the highest priority from new product development through to after sales care.


Jan Ariesen - Chief Technology Officer 

An experienced engineer with thirty years of broadband cable TV design experience, Jan currently leads the CTO team at Technetix. His main focus is to liaise with key customers and be the Technetix technology advocate, developing new technologies and product platforms. Jan joined Technetix acquisition Tratec in 1983. Before 2008 Jan was Technetix VP of Engineering leading teams in the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands that research, develop and invent new products and technologies.

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Tom Carter - Group Finance and Operations Director 

Tom is a Chartered Accountant with over 10 years of Accounting and Finance experience across multiple sectors. He joined Technetix in 2015, having worked in Leveraged Finance at Bank of Scotland followed by various blue chip Finance roles at Procter & Gamble and BSkyB. His most recent position was Regional Business Controller at Alliance Boots, business partnering Sales and Operational teams both in the UK, Europe and latterly in Latin America. Tom qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and is also an Oxford Graduate with a Masters in Modern Languages. Tom is responsible for finance and operations across the Technetix Group.

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Jürgen Hatheier - Chief Product Officer 

Jürgen Hatheier joined Technetix as Product Director headend and Access in 2015 and is now Chief Product Officer with responsibility for global delivery of Technetix products, overseeing the Product Management and R&D departments. He has a strong background in R&D and product management, previously working as the Vice President of international sales for PBN and Senior Director of Product Line Management at ARRIS.

His experience in the telecommunication industry spans 16 years having started out as a systems engineer in 2000 at a cable operator. He moved to the supplier side in 2005, creating and delivering products in the telecommunications industry. Jürgen has a Masters in Business Administration and Economics from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. He is based in Technetix’ Veendendaal office in the Netherlands and will be using his talents in strategic planning to help Technetix develop its product portfolio internationally.