Rachel Reeves MP
Rachel Reeves will be attending this year’s Tec 66 at Sussex Coast College on 27th October 2014
Since becoming an MP, Rachel was elected to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee and was appointed Shadow Pensions Minister in October 2010.
Prospective parliamentary labour candidate Sarah Owen invited Rachel specifically because of how impressed she was with Tec 66 last year and how it showcases the high technology companies we have in the local area. Sarah, as a parliamentary candidate, is pushing for a greater focus on high-tech jobs in the area.
She wants Hastings to have more jobs where career progression is possible without having to move away to get promoted. Not just jobs for jobs sake, but high-quality, well-paid careers.
VG Scienta announces Russell Shenton, founder of the UK division of Omicron, will be joining VG Scienta in October.
Russell will take the lead as Managing Director for VG Scienta Ltd, with responsibility for the Vacuum Technology Business Area.
Russell developed Omicron, UK from scratch producing UHV chambers and Electron Spectroscopy Analysers.
Since Omicron joined Oxford Instruments in 2011, Russell has been responsible for developing its global OEM business.
Russell, with his vacuum experience, entrepreneurial drive, leadership qualities and OEM business understanding, will be a significant addition to VG Scienta.