Anglia expands FAE team

Distributor seeks to expand customer facing team further

Wisbech, Monday, 1 April 2019 Anglia today announced that it has expanded its Field Applications Engineering (FAE) team with the addition of two experienced electronics engineers. Based in the North of England, Johan Thomas will work with customers designing in Analog Devices products, and Joshua Barton will support customers with STMicroelectronics parts.

Commenting, John Bowman said, “We need high calibre people to maintain the exceptional customer service for which we are known. We are excited to bring Johan and Joshua onto the team, and know that they have the knowledge and experience to add real value to customers’ designs.” He continued, “Anglia is still expanding its customer facing team, and we are seeking further FAEs and field sales engineers.”

Based in Manchester, Johan Thomas has a background in designing PCBs and developing embedded software for a variety of different technologies from inception to manufacturing. Specifically, he brings Anglia customers valuable experience in designing to EMC requirements within tight constraints. He joins from Atmos International, specialists in pipeline technology, where he spent nearly five years as an Electronic Engineer. Johan Thomas holds a First in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Joshua Barton lives in Hull and is an experienced electronic design engineer with a background in the marine/subsea industry. He spent almost five years at Neptune Solar, leaders in underwater transducers. There he developed his skills in both digital and analogue electronics. Joshua Barton has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of York.

Photo caption: Anglia has expanded its Field Applications Engineering (FAE) team with the addition of Johan Thomas and Joshua Barton

About Anglia

Anglia is the UK’s leading independent authorised distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, and passive and electromechanical components. A signatory of the ADS SC21 programme, the company holds AS9120, ISO9001 & ISO14001 accreditations and IECQ-CECC qualification.

Technically adept, with an experienced team of staff, Anglia supports OEM and EMS companies in every sector of electronics manufacturing. Anglia’s suppliers include some of the world’s leading electronic component brands, complemented by many smaller companies with leadership in their chosen technologies.

Anglia stocks over 1 billion components from over 900,000 product lines in the UK. Components from every supplier are stocked in depth and breadth for same-day dispatch. Anglia aims to streamline logistics and reduce customers’ transaction costs through services that include KAN-BAN, EDI, and customer-dedicated inventory, while an accurate, on-time delivery performance is a vital goal for the company.

Technical support spans a sampling service that delivers over £150,000 worth of free evaluation parts each year and expert technical advice from well-trained product specialists and face-to-face guidance from field applications engineers. Both commercially and technically, management of industry legislation and component obsolescence are recognised as areas of vital importance to customers.

Anglia is driven by an ethic of ever-improving customer understanding and, as a privately owned business, aims to provide a fast, consistent and highly responsive service. Further information can be found at

For further details please contact:

Michelene Hircock at Anglia, Sandall Road, Wisbech, PE13 2PS, UK.

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