New application engineer supports growth for Peterlee’s Rigel Medical

Aug 18, 2023 | Business

Peterlee’s biomedical device test and measurement specialist Rigel Medical has appointed a new application engineer as it invests in developing its international capabilities and customer operations.

Bringing extensive technical and product engineering experience and expertise to the role, Donavan Loader has moved across from Seaward Electronic to support the Rigel Medical product portfolio across UK and international markets. His overall responsibilities will see him ensure the seamless integration and optimal performance of test equipment, while duties include the delivery of training and workshops along with technical assistance to customers and distributor support.

He will also continue to collaborate with sales and R&D to showcase product capabilities, assist in quality control and compliance initiatives, and contribute to the development and maintenance of technical documentation and manuals to improve customer understanding and use of Rigel Medical products.

The appointment of Donavan Loader, who originally joined Seaward as a technical support engineer in 2018, comes at a time when the market for advanced biomed safety and performance test products continues to show strong growth – revenue in the UK medical technology market is projected to reach in excess of £15bn in 2023*.

He said: “Rigel Medical continues to build a strong reputation and presence in the industry at a time when the market is rapidly growing. I look forward to working alongside a team focused on providing high quality products, unsurpassed customer service, and innovation that adapts and expands to meet market standards.”

Michael Walton, category manager at Rigel Medical, said: “It’s great to have Donavan onboard as we continue to invest in strengthening the team. He has excelled during his time with Seaward, and his appointment comes as market growth opportunities and investment in customer support will only see further success for the brand in the UK.”