Chess appoints David Tuddenham as Group Managing Director

Posted on 3 June, 2021 by Advance 

Chess Technologies Group has announced the appointment of David Tuddenham as Chess Technologies Group Managing Director, replacing Graham Beall who steps down effective from 1st June 2021.

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David has been with the company for 10 years, during which time he has held both Deputy Managing Director and Managing Director roles for Chess Dynamics, successfully leading the team through rapid and sustained growth.

Graham Beall, the founder of Chess Technologies, which includes Chess Dynamics and Vision4ce Ltd, is stepping down from his role as the Group’s Managing Director, but we are not saying goodbye to him just yet - Graham will be driving our business strategy forward in the US market in his new role as Head of Business Development (US).

On his appointment to the role of Chess Technologies Group Managing Director, David said: “I am delighted to work with such a talented and innovative team at Chess. What we have achieved over the past 10 years that I have been with the company has been truly impressive and I look forward to taking the business forward into the next chapter of growth.”

Based in Horsham and Plymouth in the UK, Chess was founded in 1993, focused on high precision automation products and solutions for the electronics, medical and aerospace sectors. Since then, the business has evolved into a provider of surveillance and tracking systems for defence and security customers worldwide, including bespoke design and rapid prototyping projects.