Profile Gordon Whyte Introduction: I am an entrepreneurial senior operations executive with broad experience in General, Operational and Change

Management of which more than 20 years at senior international level. I have managed multi-disciplined teams delivering complex projects worldwide in high technology based businesses, including multinational and start up businesses Business experience includes: • Hands on experience off managing six company start ups / SME’S with P&L responsibility • Strategic business development, with hands on face to face customer experience • Extensive senior operations experience, setting up new manufacturing operations, or developing outsourced manufacturing operations • Developing business plans and financial modelling • Leading fund raising both in Europe, North America and Middle East. • Leading technology transfer and IP / Patent development • Establishing and expanding businesses ensuring high profitability. • Main business focus has been Semiconductor, Electronics, Photonics, Solar / Cleantech and Display technology Main achievements include: • • • • Led manufacturing division to be profitable after two years from start up ‘ and doubled revenue year on year prior to successful IPO in ’96 and subsequent sale to SDLI (USA) Introduced four new products to the market including the worlds first 10 GHz integrated driver modulator in 2001 Launched world’s first optical ASIC platform for complex optical integrated circuits. Reduced customer returns by 40% and improved delivery performance by 50% with a cost reduction of 20% overall.

“Doing what is required to achieve the target” To conclude: broad international experience, sound knowledge of value-added mechanisms in different industries, understanding of all stakeholders requirements, customised solution provider, profitability, sales and result orientated. Email:

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