MARCO has a balanced team of highly skilled engineers, logistics and business professionals
MARCO design, manufacture, install, and support all our own products and solutions. This allows our clients to benefit from having only one point-of-contact for all their hardware and software needs. Ensuring this whole process runs smoothly, MARCO has a balanced team of highly skilled engineers, logistics and business professionals. MARCO invites you to meet the management team responsible for servicing our customers’ needs on a daily basis.
Murray Hilborne is MARCO’s Chief Executive Officer. He has been with MARCO since its inception in 1985 and is responsible for managing the overall operations of the company. This includes product development, sales, marketing, communications, and logistics. Murray is responsible for developing and nurturing ideas and strategies to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers and employees.
Rune Magnusson joined the MARCO team in January 2021 as Managing Director.
Magnusson brings a wealth of experience across a range of different industries including automation and manufacturing to the role and was most recently President EMEA for Hoganas AB.
For parent company ATS Automation this is a strategic hire to the leadership team that shows its commitment to the continued growth of MARCO and in particular its investment in the food industry.
Simon Astill is MARCO’s EVP in charge of software and hardware development. His extensive knowledge and experience extends to ‘all things weighing’ ensuring he is perfectly suited to his role of delivering MARCO the next generation of innovative world leading solutions. Simon, along with his trusted team, have an amazing track record of always handing over ‘fully detailed’ solutions within the project time scales agreed.
Paul Seamons is MARCO’s EVP in charge of Technical Development. His long established role is to ensure that MARCO technically deliver and exceed what was originally promised to our clients at the outset of any project. His unrivalled experience provides him with a wealth of skills exactly suited to this role. He is MARCO’s technical ambassador around the world, often leading installations on customers’ sites to ensure that MARCO continue to deliver against the high expectations of our customers.
Andy Fowler is MARCO’s EVP of Electronic Production, he is in charge of our Electronics division that delivers all of MARCO’s electronic products into MARCO HQ for final assembly and testing. He has worked in this role for many years, with a track record that speaks for itself. He heads up a hugely experienced team of production engineers that consistently exceed the required brief of ‘right first time, every time’.
Eva manages MARCO’s dynamic projects department charged with organising the distribution and installation of MARCO solutions in over 40 countries. She heads up a strong team that deliver the highest levels of ‘attention to detail’. Eva has considerable experience and expertise in project management and leads her team by example. All MARCO projects are continuously reviewed and handled professionally, ensuring MARCO deliver the right outcome.
Andy Legg is an accomplished service support professional in charge of a highly trained global team of support engineers, who are available 24/7. He and his team delivers a level of support and reassurance to our client-base that is unrivalled. In line with other MARCO services, he employs the very latest technology to ensure MARCO clients have total piece of mind when it comes to support of their ‘business critical’ solutions.
Tristan manages the design department tasked with the job of ensuring our systems meet and exceed any technical compliance requirements as well as those of our customers. Tristan and his team’s wealth of experience utilising the latest 3D modelling and prototyping techniques allows for MARCO systems to be integrated into any operation. As well as ensuring all our hardware’s continuous improvement to deliver further productivity gains to our clients.
Graham is responsible for MARCO’s Production and Compliance Department. Graham’s able team complete the final assembly and testing of all MARCO solutions. His compliance team are responsible for MARCO’s Technical and Corporate conformity, enforced by accreditation bodies worldwide. He and his experienced team ensure that MARCO’s products always comply fully with the latest local regulatory requirements, wherever the installation may be.
With years of MARCO sales experience as well as heading our customer training operations, Les understands our systems inside-out. Les looks after the sales and marketing teams, providing direction, regular training sessions, and industry insights. He also assesses each incoming enquiry and ensures each client is provided with the appropriate expertise to improve their operations.
Lisa Damon is MARCO’s Financial Controller and runs the back office of the finance department. Nothing in a business is as important as accurate financial control, and Lisa’s team ensure that accuracy is delivered repeatedly. The end result is total consistency and clarity that meets all financial legislation as well as satisfying the needs of our customers and suppliers.
Wayne analyses and assesses all our engineering needs often working closely with our design department. His vast experience, gained from years of successful deliveries of worldwide projects, make him ideally qualified for this role. Wayne steers continuous improvement and often assembles and tests many of our solutions himself to ensure that MARCO continue to deliver the very best mechanical fit.
Garry manages the technical design of all control solutions at MARCO. He oversees and steers all PLC panel design and software configuration. Garry has been at the cutting edge of SCADA and programmable logic since its very inception. His expertise and experience in all facets of process control is a major asset to the ever-expanding range of MARCO products.
Paul Newton directs the software development team on a daily basis to ensure that MARCO deliver all software projects within exact time frames. His attention to detail and highly systematic approach ensures all functionality is perfectly suited to the customer needs. Paul leads by example and guarantees that our MES – ‘MARCO Trac-IT’ – remains both commercially and technically relevant at all times
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