Meet the team
John A. Toner BA (Hons),
John Toner is the General Manager of Teledyne CML Composites, a trading division of Teledyne Limited. He is responsible for the management of the company, which serves the military and commercial aircraft industries.
John has held positions of increasing responsibility since he joined the company in 2002. Prior to his current position, John served as Operations Manager of Teledyne CML Group's advanced composite manufacturing business. Part of this role required John to manage the design and build of the state-of-the-art 60,000-sqft facility. Prior to this position, John served as Supply Chain Manager for CML Group Ltd.
John graduated from Liverpool John Moores Business School with Honors in Business Administration. He also achieved full corporate membership to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. John has been accredited in project management and is a member of Association of Project Management. John is also on the Board of Directors of Composites UK, an association dedicated to developing and strengthening the composites industry in the UK.
Robert Eaton joined the company in August 2016 as Financial Controller with responsibilities for Finance and Support Services. A qualified accountant and member of the senior management team, Robert started his career in 2005 and brings a wealth of financial experience to the role, having worked for more than 10 years in similar roles.
Business Development Manager
Richard joined the company in March 2015 as Business Development Manager and is responsible for developing relationships with current customers to ensure total satisfaction and develop new customers in line with the companys ambitious growth plans. Richard has more than 10 years of experience in the Aerospace industry having previously worked with Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, where, as Sales Manager, he was responsible for developing markets in Eastern Europe & Russia/CIS to more recently when he worked with Doncasters Group being responsible for Business Development within the UK & Europe.
Engineering & NPI Manager
Brian joined Teledyne CML Composites as Engineering & NPI Manager in May 2017. He has worked within the Aerospace industry for over 10 years, previously holding Program Management, Engineering and Operations management positions. Brian brings considerable composites engineering and manufacturing experience to the company, gaining a BEng in Composites Materials and having worked in the composites industry for 18 years. In addition to his technical background, Brian obtained an MBA in 2011 and has worked extensively in business development and improvement.
Nick Marchant joined Teledyne CML Composites in June 2018 as Operations Manager, a role with responsibilities that include Production, Procurement, Planning and Logistics. A member of the Senior Management Team, Nick previously worked for Airbus Operations in Chester (Broughton facility), joining as a graduate recruit in 2009 having achieved a masters degree in Supply Chain Operations Management from Liverpool University. At Airbus Operations, he worked in various roles including, Quality, Planning and Supply Chain where, dealing with a number of suppliers in Europe and Asia, he earned a wealth of experience of the aerospace composites manufacturing.