Executive Team

Kamal Berberi

Kamal Berberi

Operations Director since 18 April 2016, Kamal is a qualified Chemical Engineer, a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt. In 2002, he joined Fuba PCB, working first as Plating Manager, going on to hold various management positions including Quality Manager. In 2008 he joined CIV, ELVIA PCB Group as Technical Manager and in 2011 joined AT&S as Operations Director and driving the turnaround of the plant in India. With a combination of deep technical knowledge, multicultural management leadership skills by leading PCB manufacturing plant in three different continents and is known as a PCB turnaround expert.

Lesley Bird

Lesley Bird

Lesley joined Exception in 2009 as HR Manager.  Lesley has extensive experience in a variety of HR roles in blue-chip manufacturing companies.  Lesley is a Chartered Member of the CIPD and has a degree in Business Studies and an MSc in Strategic Human Resource Management.

Mike Devine

Mike Devine

35 years in the PCB Manufacturing Industry. During this time Mike has held positions within manufacturing of Process, CAM Engineering and Technical Application Engineer, before accepting the role of Technical Sales Manager in 2008 and Technical Director in 2010. Since then Mike has become a member of Exceptions Senior Director Team and now heads up Exception PCB’s Technical Sales (UK).

Peter Kirwan - MSOE MIPlantE

Peter Kirwan

Peter joined the company in late 2009 as Plant and Facility Director. Peter has considerable experience of the electronics, chemical milling and PCB industries, in a diverse range of roles. These include capital equipment sales, project and general management and has worked throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East.