Management

Holders Technology plc Board of Directors


Rudi Walter Weinreich, Executive Chairman, born in 1946 in Austria, was sole executive director of Holders Technology until 1987. He has been responsible for all aspects of the business since he started it in 1972, particularly the assessment of new products and negotiating distributorship agreements.

Victoria Margaret Blaisdell BSc, born in 1972, joined the Group in 2004 and is now the Group Managing Director. She has worked in the IT industry for over 12 years and has previously worked in several countries as a Senior Consultant for one of the largest global IT consultancies.

Paul Kevin Ian Geraghty BSc, FCA, born in 1960, joined the Group in 2011 as Group Finance Director and Company Secretary. He previously held senior financial roles in engineering companies, including Elektron Components Limited and Protec plc.

Thomas George Bray MEng (Electronic Engineering), born in 1981, is the LED Business Development Director and joined the Board in 2017 as Executive Director.  Thomas was previously the Technical Director of ACDC lighting.

David Arthur Mahony BA (Economics), MSc, born in 1944, is the Senior Non-executive Director, appointed in 1988. He is also a Director of Tower Mint Limited.

UK PCB Operations


Alastair Rennick joined Holders in 2013 as Financial Controller and was appointed Managing Director in 2016.  Alastair is a Chartered Accountant with many years’ commercial experience with manufacturing businesses.

UK LED Operations


Thomas Bray is the LED Business Development Director.  Thomas was previously the Technical Director of ACDC lighting.

German PCB & LED Operations


Frank van der Hulst joined Holders Technology in 1993 and started his career as Sales Manager for the Benelux region. Over the last 20 years he has developed significant commercial B2B experience.  Frank is now joint Managing Director of Holders Technology GmbH.