Microlease, a test and measurement equipment management company, has named Paul McCloskey as Board Level Director dedicated to developing Certified Pre-Owned (CPO), a comprehensive programme to address a growing customer demand. It also named three senior executives, Philippe Suel, Jean Bernard and Neil Whitehead, who will report to him and oversee the CPO channel in specific European regions.
Commenting, Paul McCloskey, said, “Microlease’s mission is to help customers acquire, use and dispose of their test equipment assets with maximal financial efficiency. The Certified Pre-Owned programme is central to that mission. It creates the opportunity for buyers to realise a risk-free financial saving by acquiring quality, guaranteed instruments at a much reduced cost. For customers who are using the Microlease Asset Management service, it provides the opportunity to achieve the best possible financial return on quality surplus test equipment.”
The Microlease Certified Pre-Owned programme is based on instruments sourced from the Microlease rental fleet as well as the growing number of blue-chip companies whose test assets it manages. A number of quality instruments that have been taken in part exchange are also included. Each instrument is inspected, refurbished and calibrated according to a 23-step certification programme and carries a comprehensive Microlease warranty. It includes instruments from leading manufacturers including Keysight Technologies, Anritsu, Rohde & Schwarz, Tektronix, JDSU and EXFO.
Paul McCloskey was previously director of European sales at Microlease and is a board director. He has spent 28 years at the company and has 38 years’ experience in electronics test and measurement. He started his career as an electronics design engineer with Lucas.