Managing Director, European Operations
Phone: +44 (0) 1908 580400
Address: Milton Keynes, UK
Brian Craig, Managing Director of Indium Corporation's European Operations, is responsible for the general management of operations and activities throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. This includes the company's manufacturing facility in Milton Keynes, UK, sales and technical support team, and network of 25 sales channel partners.
A native of the UK, Brian joined Indium Corporation in 1987. During this time he was instrumental in the launch of the company's European facility.
He relocated to the USA in 1996 and assumed the position of Corporate Programs Manager. In this role, he oversaw numerous multi-disciplined global business projects during the company's rapid expansion.
As Director of Indium's Interconnect Products Business Unit (1998-2005) his leadership led to the implementation of the company's next generation of water-soluble solder pastes, the acquisition of special manufacturing equipment for vacuum packaging of semiconductor grade, high-speed dispensing solder pastes, the implementation of new technology for specialty solder sphere manufacturing, and the growth of Indium's expanded range of advanced assembly materials for semiconductor packaging. He also directed the development and introduction of the company's second generation Pb-Free PCB assembly materials.
Returning to Europe in 2005 allowed Brian to bring his "Global Market Intelligence" viewpoint to the company's European operations. He focused the company's efforts at targeted growth market segments. Brian also structured the company's direct sales force and sales channel partners toward a diversified market and customer base.
Under Brian's leadership Indium's European facility achieved TS16949 compliance, supporting the company's automotive sales and service programme. This facility consistently generates an impressive record of on-time delivery and high first-pass yield performance.
Brian Craig provides global business experience and skills to Indium Corporation's exciting European, Middle Eastern, and African markets.