A New Era for LEEC Ltd.

LEEC Ltd, a Nottingham based manufacturer of laboratory and post-mortem equipment, is delighted to announce a change of leadership. As of September 2023, Paul Venners of LEEC Ltd will step down from the business in his role Managing Director and Richard Venners will be appointed as his successor.

Paul joined the business in 1980; developing pathology and mortuary equipment for NHS hospitals. Paul dedicated his role to not only equipment supply but also facility design and built the foundations to become the UK’s leading supplier of laboratory and pathology equipment. His designs provided efficient workflows to the clinical environment; promoting health and safety features for end-users and dignity to the deceased.

Richard Venners has worked for LEEC for over 13 years and brings a significant amount of ambition and experience to the role. An accomplished and enthusiastic leader with a proven track record of maintaining operational excellence across business workflows. Richard will have legal responsibilities for steering the company forward, leading the development of growth strategies, and implementing the long-term vision and goals.

Richard Venners commented “As you can appreciate, stepping into the role of Managing Director means I have some very large shoes to fill following Paul’s tenure in the role, but rest assured it is my intention to drive LEEC into the future and continue its successes for many years to come. LEEC Ltd is entering a period of significant growth; this new era presents exciting opportunities across the entire business. We have a highly experienced team on board and we’re confident we can provide advancement to our people, processes and technology which will ultimately benefit our clients’

To further strengthen the position of the businesses, Paul Venners will remain an active non-executive member of the board transitioning into role of Chairman. Lee Kirk, current Head of Sales will be appointed to Director of Sales & Customer Services and Alex Smith will join us as Company Secretary. We’re excited to drive LEEC into the future and continue its successes for many years to come.



12 September 2023