Access IS makes two senior management appointments as growth accelerates

Access IS, the data capture technology company, has appointed Paul Cook as Finance Director and Ludovic Coumétou as Sales Account Manager for the aviation and aerospace industry.

Access, which manufactures data capture terminals for computer systems, including keyboards, boarding gate readers, and magnetic swipe card and passport readers, has a fast-growing global customer base for its products, most of which are manufactured at the company’s Reading (UK) headquarters.

This latest expansion of the management team comes at a time when the company’s business with international airlines and airports has seen particularly strong growth.

Paul Cook is a Chartered Accountant who qualified with KPMG. His 25-year career includes senior management roles at several market-leading manufacturing businesses. He has a BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Financial Management from Loughborough University.

Ludovic Coumétou has worked in the software, automotive and IT peripherals industries. He joins Access from Kingston Technology Europe, where he was Retail Account Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He is a qualified electrical engineer and has a BSc in European Engineering Business Management.