The Team

Tyler Newsom

Managing Director

Tyler joined Avire in 2021, having worked for another Halma company, Apollo America, for the previous 4+ years. Prior to joining Halma he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers and BorgWarner in accounting and operational leadership roles. He has a degree in Economics and Management from Albion College with a specialization in Accounting. Tyler enjoys working for Avire because of the global nature of the business, the diverse cultures, and the unlimited growth potential.

Adam Sykes

Sales Director AsiaPac

Adam joined Avire in 2011 and has worked in Sales and Marketing roles in the UK, Australia and South East Asia. He has a BA (Hons) in Business Studies from the University of West of England and an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney. Adam enjoys travelling and learning about different cultures around the world. His favourite thing about working at Avire is the ability to be reactive in each market, whilst also having the advantage of being part of a larger group.

Jan Doubal

Operations Director

Jan started work at Avire (formerly Memco) in 2005, having previously been both Operational and Managing Director of factories in the Czech Republic and Romania. He has two degrees, one in Civil Engineering from Prague Technical University and the other in Coal Mining! Jan enjoys working at Avire because of the level of independence and responsibility given across the company.

Faye Bartlett

Sales and Marketing Director Europe

Faye joined Avire in 2012, having previously been a Brand Manager at Johnson & Johnson. She has an MSc in Biomedical Science from Manchester University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from CIM. Faye's favourite part of working at Avire is the team's dedication and sense of humour that makes every day enjoyable; she also likes how the status quo is challenged and Avire’s push for innovation and change.

Kirstie McCormack

Finance Director

Kirstie joined Avire at the start of January 2019, having previously worked for Omnico as European Finance Director. Kirstie is looking forward to working with her global team and colleagues to ensure that the Finance and IT departments can support growth throughout the business. Kirstie has a BSc in Physics from Imperial College London and is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW).

Paul Riley

Technical Director

Paul Riley re-joined Avire in April 2021 after spending two years back in the software industry. Paul originally joined the team in March 2018 after many years of experience in various fields such as silicon chips, smartphones (pre-Apple) and engineering management. He was responsible for publishing software for Sky TV for several years. He has an MSc in Electrical and Information Science from Cambridge University. He enjoys working at Avire because although it is a global company with complex challenges, its size allows one person to make a difference.