This Reading company designs and makes branded consumer electronics, such as mobile phones, under licence from the likes of Land Rover and the American machinery giant Caterpillar. In 2017, it sold a majority stake to private equity firm Exponent for an undisclosed sum. As part of the deal, former Microsoft executive Pieter Knook, 60, joined as chairman to work alongside chief executive Peter Stephens, 52. Overseas sales hit £148.7m in 2017.
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