World-class engineering specialist appoints high-flying Sales Director

Omnidex, global provider of world-class engineering and manufacturing services for more than 17 years, has appointed former Royal Air Force Flying Officer Paul Smith as its new UK Sales Director.

Paul brings to the British-owned and managed Omnidex organisation – operating as Omnidex Ltd in the UK – 25 years of sales, international business development and technical expertise in the outsourcing, supply chain, manufacturing and product development sectors. He also has considerable experience of running UK and international engineering and manufacturing operations as well as establishing complex global sourcing and supply chains.

Having spent his early career serving in the RAF, Paul subsequently held senior roles in UK industry and has an extensive technical understanding of materials, processes and testing. He is vastly experienced in casting, extrusion, fabrication, machining, moulding, manufacturing and sourcing from the UK, Europe and Asia.

Among previous positions he has held are Sales VP at Xerox, CEO of a global supplier of engineering and precision components to energy, automotive, aerospace and defence sectors, Managing Director of a leading manufacturer and distributor of a range of metal products and Head of Business Development at a laser cutting specialist.

Says Paul: “I am absolutely delighted to be taking on this key role within such an incredible company and I’m really looking forward to driving forward the continued expansion of Omnidex Ltd.”

Omnidex’s Managing Director Christopher Devereux adds: “We are thrilled that Paul has joined Omnidex as UK Sales Director. His engineering background and sales experience will help to expand our UK business dramatically. This appointment is a great way for us to start the new decade!”

Previously known as ChinaSavvy, Omnidex ( is renowned worldwide for its total commitment to quality in manufacturing and employs a team of qualified engineers who have 540 years of combined experience. Offering customers a choice of 73 different manufacturing processes, the company adheres to the toughest world-class quality standards and has been ISO 9001 certified for over 10 years. As well as the UK, Omnidex has operations in China, Vietnam, Hong Kong and the USA.


image – Paul Smith, the new UK Sales Director for Omnidex