Simon Hammerton

Simon Hammerton - FC Lane Electronics Managing Director

Managing Director

From his technical apprenticeship with Lorlin Switches, through to Managing Director of the Lodge Group companies FC Lane Electronics and Weald Electronics, Simon Hammerton’s career has revolved around mechanical design engineering and the development and application of interconnection products across military, aerospace, communications, and a wide variety of other industrial sectors.

His previous employment with Mullard’s Space Science Laboratory and then Tesla Engineering, were spent developing his design and project management skills, while his early years with the Lodge Group were spent in the areas of technical sales and general management.

Appointed Managing Director of Lane Electronics in 2009, Simon has continued to strengthen the company’s military, aerospace, and industrial connector capability, whilst developing new market opportunities such as motorsport, where the company now has a dedicated motorsport division

He has also overseen the evolution of Lane’s website and e-commerce functionality, which allows customers to not only purchase standard connector products for next day delivery, but also helps them to specify custom solutions from the company’s huge stock of connector piece parts, for rapid assembly and despatch.