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13 January 2020 - Cumbernauld, UK: Gas Sensing Solutions (GSS), Cumbernauld, UK has announced the appointment of Julian Hayes as Chief Executive Officer, taking over from Calum MacGregor who is retiring after 14 years with the company.


Hayes comes with wealth of knowledge and expertise in helping develop high technology businesses, having previously worked at a number of UK and global semiconductor, laser optics and components businesses. GSS is a global leader in the development of high-performance carbon dioxide sensors for demanding markets such as aerospace, healthcare and environmental monitoring.


The last 12 months have been particularly strong for Gas Sensing Solutions, having launched 3 new ultra-low products to market, which have been well received by tier 1 customers. The company has also taken the strategic decision to offer customised solutions, allowing customers to optimise the use of its CO2 sensors for the target application.

Martin Reynard, Chairman of GSS said, “Julian brings significant expertise in helping take high technology businesses to a global audience.  His experience will be invaluable in maintaining the growth GSS has achieved recently.  I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Calum for his incalculable contribution to the development of GSS and creating the platform for growth.”


Julian Hayes, CEO of GSS said, “It is an exciting time to be joining Gas Sensing Solutions. The past few years has seen GSS establish itself as the company of choice for high performance CO₂​ sensors across the globe.  I look forward to working with the great team at GSS and helping drive revenue growth with our partners and customers.”

Gas Sensing Solutions Appoints Julian Hayes as New CEO 13/01/2020

About GSS

Headquartered in the UK, Gas Sensing Solutions is a global leader in solid state Non-Dispersive Infra-Red (NDIR) LED based gas sensors. Uniquely, the LEDs and companion photo-detectors are manufactured in-house on molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) machines and used in all its patented NDIR diffusion CO₂ sensors.

GSS design, develops and manufactures a wide range of solid state NDIR CO₂ gas sensors, providing innovative products to the world’s leading OEMs where low power, high accuracy and high-speed measuring capability are required. GSS has world-wide representation, selling into a wide range of markets including indoor air quality monitoring systems, health care, aerospace, food monitoring and personal safety equipment.


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Gas Sensing Solutions

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