Anglia names Malcolm Fry as Company Secretary

Keith Hover retires after 25 years in the role

Wisbech, Monday, 4 February 2019 – Anglia today announced that it has appointed Malcolm Fry as Company Secretary, replacing Keith Hover who occupied the role for 25 years and retires in April.

Commenting, Steve Rawlins, CEO of Anglia, said, “Keith Hover has played an exceptional role inc0105an - Malcolm Fry - Company Secretary_ Anglia_sml Anglia’s development, building the financial platform which has supported our growth over a very long period. We wish him well in his retirement and are excited to welcome Malcolm as his replacement. Malcolm has been a key member of the Anglia financial management team for many years, and has worked particularly closely with Keith during this time. I have every confidence in his ability to support Anglia and its team in the next phase of its growth.”

Malcolm will also join Anglia’s Board of Directors; Anglia will name a new Company Accountant in due course.

Malcolm is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and joined Anglia in 1995 as Company Accountant. After starting his accountancy career in 1982 working with a firm of accountants in private practice, he subsequently gained experience working as Finance Manager for Crosskeys Homes, Assistant Finance Director for Freebridge Community Housing and as Chief Accountant for North Norfolk District Council. He has previously been Company Accountant at Anglia for ten years.

About Anglia
Anglia is the UK’s leading independent authorised distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, and passive and electromechanical components. A signatory of the ADS SC21 programme, the company holds AS9120, ISO9001 & ISO14001 accreditations and IECQ-CECC qualification.

Technically adept, with an experienced team of staff, Anglia supports OEM and EMS companies in every sector of electronics manufacturing. Anglia’s suppliers include some of the world’s leading electronic component brands, complemented by many smaller companies with leadership in their chosen technologies.

Anglia stocks over 1 billion components from over 900,000 product lines in the UK. Components from every supplier are stocked in depth and breadth for same-day dispatch. Anglia aims to streamline logistics and reduce customers’ transaction costs through services that include KAN-BAN, EDI, and customer-dedicated inventory, while an accurate, on-time delivery performance is a vital goal for the company.

Technical support spans a sampling service that delivers over £150,000 worth of free evaluation parts each year and expert technical advice from well-trained product specialists and face-to-face guidance from field applications engineers. Both commercially and technically, management of industry legislation and component obsolescence are recognised as areas of vital importance to customers.

Anglia is driven by an ethic of ever-improving customer understanding and, as a privately owned business, aims to provide a fast, consistent and highly responsive service. Further information can be found at

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