Our commitment to our customers is simple, but not easy. Tangio's world-class team of professionals will delivery your project on-time and on-budget
Experienced, Visionary Leadership
Tangio Printed Electronics has a reputation for quality and innovation under the leadership of Robin Jeffries and Yvette Cormier. Together they bring 60 years of experience in technology to the organisation, as well as excellent analytical and negotiation skills. Robin and Yvette have guided the company’s continual growth by building strong relationships with customers, business partners, and industry specialists to successfully launch new product lines.
Robin Jeffries, Co-owner and President
Robin is a graduate of both the Portsmouth Polytechnic School of Management and the Cranfield Manufacturing Management Development Programme in the UK. He has an innate ability to develop new concepts and make them viable by seeing the big picture.
With over 35 years experience and a vast knowledge of production and screen printing, Robin provides his expertise on a consulting basis to industry equipment manufacturers. Keeping abreast of the latest industry trends and advances in technology, Robin ensures Tangio Printed Electronics utilizes the latest equipment and materials to produce innovative custom-product lines for our valued customers.
Yvette Cormier, Co-owner and Controller
Yvette is a graduate of Capilano University’s Financial Management Program and remains an active member of the CGA Association of Canada.
As one of the founding members of Sytek Enterprises in 1983, Yvette has applied her formal training and experience in banking, auditing, accounting, and controllership to successfully navigate economic cycles and boost the growth of Tangio Printed Electronics to its current level as an enterprise with multi-million dollar revenues.
Mark Westgarth-Graham, CTO
Mark has over two decades of industry experience in new product development, introduction and adaptation.
Prior to joining Tangio, Mark was CTO and VP of Product Development at Peratech.
Over the course of his career, Mark has been fundamental in securing a number of key patent applications and he has continuously pushed the boundaries of innovation, engineering and science.
Mark has a strong mechanical engineering background with extensive experience in printed electronics, sensor applications, manufacturing, product integration and development. Throughout his professional career, Mark has worked in a number of product design consultancies as design engineer and manager for consumer, medical, industrial and automotive products. Mark is based in the UK.
Neil Jarvie, VP Marketing & Business Development
Neil has over 30 years global experience in high-technology business development and major account management from both the semiconductor and touch-sensing markets.
National then international sales management roles of increasing seniority with Rohm Semiconductor in the UK and USA defined his early career. Eleven years with Cypress Semiconductor in global account management saw Neil drive major revenue growth at key multinational's including Nokia, Motorola, Sony & Ericsson. Prior to joining Tangio he held VP roles at Peratech and Interlink Electronics.
Neil has extensive experience building strategic customer relationships from initial meeting to multi-million dollar annual revenue, and developing global sales and distribution networks through trusted partners in key geographic regions. Neil is based in the UK.
Colin Page, Development & Design Director
Colin has been printing electronics for over 20 years. He plays an integral part in the research and development of printed electronics for both our facility and our customers’ needs.
Colin is responsible for some of the most advanced and widely available implementations of force sensors in the world.
Matt Fitzhardinge, Program Manager
Matt graduated from the University of Western Australia Mechanical Engineering program and is a registered Project Management Professional. He previously owned and operated two successful businesses in Vancouver and has a diverse engineering background in manufacturing, construction and oil & gas.
In his previous role as Operations Manager for No Bolt Operations he led design and fabrication teams to produce custom engineered height access solutions. Matt has extensive experience in full cycle project delivery, from sales and project conception through to execution and closure.
Born and raised in Australia, Matt is now a Canadian citizen and resides in North Vancouver.
Nigel Dowdell, Business Development Manager - Japan
Nigel is Business Development Manager in the Japanese market, responsible for cultivating new business through
his extensive network of customers and manufacturing partners in the territory. He has lived and worked in Japan for 25 years.
Nigel is a specialist in the sourcing and vetting of various new analogue sensing technologies, borne out of his previous business development positions at leading trading companies ADM Inc. in Osaka and later Kaga Electronics Co., Ltd in Tokyo.
With an extensive knowledge of the industry in Japan, Nigel's networks reach deep into the sales and distribution channels, system integrators, and manufacturers in the region.