FEARSOME, the Glasgow-based product design consultancy, is delighted to announce the appointment of Genevieve Petherick-Kerr as project lead – on the back of a number of new client wins.
Petherick-Kerr joins the consultancy from her senior product design engineer role at Terumo Aortic (formerly Vascutek), where she has been for the last six years.
Genevieve, a first-class honours graduate of the University of Glasgow/The Glasgow School of Art Product Design Engineering course also holds an MSc with Distinction in Medical Devices from Strathclyde University.
This is the first of number of planned senior appointments for Fearsome and signals a real commitment to further grow the life sciences and medical device business that it has successfully developed over recent years.
Says Alan Suttie, managing director of Fearsome: “Genevieve is a great addition to our team and we’re delighted to welcome into the Fearsome family. Her exceptional experience in the life sciences and medical device sector, a sector that is experiencing significant growth here in Scotland, throughout the UK and internationally, only helps to boost the credibility we have already established in this space.
“I look forward to seeing the expertise, energy and drive that Genevieve will bring to our clients, their projects and to the wider Fearsome team.”
Added Genevieve: “I’m delighted to be joining Fearsome at this exciting time in the company’s development and look forward to playing a part in future Fearsome successes.”
Photo: Genevieve Petherick-Kerr
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The award-winning Fearsome is one of Scotland’s leading product design consultancies.
Incorporated in 2005 by Alan Suttie and Morven Shearlaw, the business has grown to 12 professional full-time staff, working with clients primarily across the oil and gas, medical device, life science, subsea, consumer products and industrial sectors.
Working on and designing products as varied as submarines to medical diagnostic machines; respiratory equipment to consumer baby products; automated medicine dispensers to industrial and domestic heating systems…Fearsome owns a rigorous product development process that minimises the commercial risks and optimises the commercial opportunities for its clients.
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