Roger Ashton has been recruited to lead the engineering-based Research and Development activities, as well as to realise Jointmedica's manufacturing ambitions.
Previously Roger held the position of Manufacturing and Technical Director for Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics Ltd (SN), where he led the creation of a world class 30,000 Sq. Ft. Manufacturing and Research Facility. Prior to that, he worked with Mr Derek McMinn in the development of technical and manufacturing capabilities of Midland Medical Technologies (MMT).
During his previous professional Engineering career, Roger has held numerous senior positions in the automotive and drive-line industries.