Versarien plc LON:VRS CEO Neill Ricketts chats with DirectorsTalk about it’s extended reach into Europe, further expansion and plans going forward.
Neill is a graduate engineer with over 20 years of senior level experience in manufacturing and engineering companies, including several directorships of AIM-quoted companies. Neill has demonstrated success in introducing and commercialising new technology, including new materials and coatings for diverse sectors from aerospace to Formula One, including significant work in the oil and gas sector. Neill has successfully led several successful turnarounds and was a board level director at Elektron Technology PLC, a group which included Total Carbide, which at that time sat within the Elektron Ventures division.
Founded in 2010, Versarien plc LON:VRS utilises proprietary technology to create innovative new engineering solutions that are capable of having a game-changing impact on a broad variety of industry sectors.Versarien Technologies Limited (VTL) holds the exclusive rights to a patent-protected additive process for creating microporous copper foam. Total Carbide Limited is a European manufacturer of sintered tungsten carbide primarily for arduous environment applications in the oil and gas industry. 2-DTech Limited is a spin-out from the University of Manchester, the birthplace of graphene and home to the Nobel Prize winning academics Geim and Novoselov. DV Composite Tooling Limited is a joint venture with Dimar Limited, a leading manufacturer of cutting tools based in Israel.