Appointment of new Managing Director at LEMO UK

Peter Dent, Managing Director LEMO UK Ltd

After 22 years working for LEMO, Richard Thomas will be retiring from the position of Managing Director of LEMO UK. During his time at LEMO UK he has been actively involved in the development of new ranges of connectors, the F Series and M Series initially for F1 applications but increasingly for Defence and Aerospace, created a full package of Broadcast Connection solutions based around LEMO’s 3K.93C SMPTE compatible hybrid fibre camera connector, established a fully qualified connector and cable assembly service and managed the construction of new state of the art premises in Worthing.

Richard Thomas would like to thank all his customers and suppliers for their support and business during his time with LEMO and to wish them all the best for their future challenges.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Dent as Managing Director, LEMO UK Ltd and he will be taking up the role with effect from 1st October.

Peter joins us from Smiths Connectors having worked within their interconnect division for the past 27 years. During his time at Smiths’ he held various senior engineering and business development functions within the European division and went on the lead both their Mil /Aero and Industrial business units based in the UK and Germany respectively. Having started his career in design engineering and working his way up to Senior Management, Peter brings a wealth of experience in the design, manufacture and marketing of industry leading interconnect solutions across multiple market sectors. 


On his appointment Peter Dent said: “I’m delighted to be joining such a great interconnect company with a heritage of delivering innovative high quality solutions that solve a wide range of customer problems, and I am excited by the opportunity to take LEMO UK into its next phase of growth and development, building upon an excellent reputation and strong market position in its chosen sectors.

LEMO specialises in the design and manufacture of high quality custom interconnection solutions for niche market applications based on its precision push-pull connector system, its range of high performance contacts and its specialist cable manufacturing plant. LEMO connectors are employed in a large number of challenging application environments including defence, aerospace, broadcast , industrial control, test and measurement, medical, and telecommunications all where performance and reliability are paramount.


LEMO UK services the UK and Irish markets with the supply of connectors and cable assemblies to customers’ designs from our offices in Worthing, West Sussex. As well as holding a substantial stocks of connector components, LEMO UK has a fully equipped assembly facility with qualified technicians for an efficient supply of connectors and cable assemblies to our customers, maintaining a high level of on-time delivery performance.