National Instruments appoints Robert Morton as UK and Ireland managing director

Share this on social media:

National Instruments has appointed Robert Morton as UK and Ireland managing director. Morton joined NI in the UK in 1994 as part of the Engineering Leadership Programme (ELP) after graduating with a first class degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Manchester.

Morton started at NI in the Inside Sales department, before moving into the applications engineering team, and then on to a role in field sales. Throughout eleven successful years in field sales, Morton has developed his considerable knowledge and experience of NI technologies, markets and customers. He has progressed from a field sales engineer managing a sales territory through to managing field sales and systems engineering teams, and playing a leadership role as a member of the UK and Ireland management team.

Morton succeeds Ajit Gokhale, who is taking up a position as international sales manager, continuing to work closely with Morton and the UK management team to ensure a smooth transition and to support the future success and growth of the UK and Ireland operation. 'I am excited about this new opportunity to contribute to the success of NI here in the UK and Ireland,' said Morton, 'and I look forward to leading and continuing to work with the talented UK and Ireland team. I remain personally committed to ensuring customer success, which drives growth and provides challenging and enjoyable careers for employees.'

Recent News

19 January 2021

Mark Radford, LMI’s chief operating officer, will succeed Arden as CEO. Arden will continue on a part-time basis with LMI

04 January 2021

The acquisition adds Flir's thermal and infrared imaging technologies to Teledyne's visible imaging capabilities

21 December 2020

Perceptron's 3D measuring solutions complement Isra Vision's 3D vision systems and, together, they offer products for automating key applications along the automotive production line

16 December 2020

Recycleye’s vision system is capable of detecting and classifying items in waste streams, broken down by material, object and brand