Speedboard Assembly Services strengthens Account Management team

Speedboard Assembly Services, a leading Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM), is pleased to announce the appointment of Sophie Duwensee as an Account Manager.

Sophie Duwensee (PR ref SAS011).jpgIn this role, Sophie will be responsible for managing key accounts and developing a customer portfolio within a dedicated Customer Focus Team. Speedboard introduced Customer Focus Teams in 2015 to improve the level of service and focus given to each customer by dedicating a team consisting of an Account Manager, a Buyer, a Production Engineer and an Account Director. Working in close collaboration with their customers and each other enables the team to deliver efficient and responsive service.

The key benefits of the Customer Focus Teams are: streamlined communication with a common contact point for the customer; project management and allocation of resources; risk mitigation; greater ownership and detailed understanding of the customer within the focus team; and New Product Introduction (NPI) management and product transitions.

Sophie has nine years’ experience in the electronics sector, joining Speedboard from Future Electronics, where she has worked since 2013 in marketing, back-end sales and buyer positions. Prior to that, Sophie worked at MSC and Samsung Semiconductor in sales support roles.

Jo Seymour, Speedboard’s Customer/NPI Manager, comments: “We are delighted to welcome Sophie to our Account Management team. Sophie has a great knowledge of our industry which will be crucial in developing our business. We believe Sophie’s professionalism and account management experience will support Speedboard’s growth strategy and expansion goals.”

About Speedboard Assembly Services
Established in 1983, Speedboard Assembly Services is a UK-based Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM), serving customers in a variety of sectors, including Industrial, Defence, Medical, Communications, Broadcast and Security. The company offers a broad range of electronic manufacturing services, ranging from traditional build-to-print through to full lifecycle; prototyping, full production, packaging, delivery to end customer, repairs and after sales support.

Speedboard has five SMT lines which, between them, comprise 15 Siemens SiPlace machines. The company also has a selective soldering line and a vapour-phase oven, thus enabling Speedboard to tackle increasingly complex PCBAs (such as double-sided, mixed technology boards) and boards with areas of widely varying thermal mass. Test capabilities include Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI), X-ray, BGA Scope, Boundary-scan, In-Circuit Test (ICT – both flying probe and bed-of-nails), Functional Test and Soak Testing. For more information, please visit: www.speedboard.co.uk


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