Appointment of new CEO – MRTC

MRTC Ltd is pleased to announce that Derek Perry has been appointed as MRTC’s new Chief Executive Officer.

Derek commenced the role on 19th October 2015. MRTC currently employs 25 full time staff in the UK and Europe, along with a number of contract staff.

“I am honoured to have been chosen as CEO of MRTC who are considered to be one of the cornerstones of the motorsport industry. It is a privilege to be part of an organisation that consistently delivers high quality services and innovative solutions. MRTC is committed to developing talented professionals to serve their clients. The team often operates in difficult and harsh environments in order to meet our client’s expectations.” Said Derek “I will certainly do my best to serve the company by enabling our team to meet their full potential.”

“I can think of no one better to lead MRTC Ltd. Derek’s experience within the motorsport industry combined with a long successful business career and strong core values— make Derek the perfect choice to lead MRTC Ltd,” said Ken Rumbold, MRTC Ltd Owner.

Prior to his role as CEO of MRTC Ltd. Derek was Sales Director at SPA Design who manufacture a wide range of motorsport components including carbon fibre parts, fire suppression systems and electronic components. Derek spent 18 months as Head of Sales at Forward Composites (formerly Lola) manufacturing precision carbon fibre components for Aerospace, Defence and Motorsport. Before this Derek spent 6 years as Sales & Marketing Manager at Quentor Cases selling specialised Flight Cases and bespoke motorsport equipment at every level of motorsport worldwide, as well as helping to launch their extremely successful ‘Fast-Track’ Banner Panel System. He ran his own successful marketing company in Norfolk for 7 years serving a wide range of clients from Sony BMG to the RAC, he is married with two sons.

About MRTC Ltd.

MRTC Ltd. are one of the world’s leading suppliers of motorsport communication systems and equipment including Headsets, Radios Custom Moulded Earpieces, Wiring Looms and Intercom Systems.

Incorporated in 1979, MRTC provides high quality customisable solutions and full trackside support to a range of clients throughout the motorsport industry including – International Race Series, Motorsport Teams, Motorsport Circuits, Television Broadcasters, Track Security, Medical Teams, Marshalls, Marketing Personnel, Race Control and Safety Car applications. MRTC Radio Systems can be customised to fully support their client’s requirements and are able to supply the smallest race teams with limited budgets up to the giants of the industry with multi-site requirements. MRTC has a strong team of 25 who are largely based at their stylish period headquarters near Loughborough in the UK, although they also have 3 x satellite workers based in Germany. Exporting accounts for around 80% of turnover which currently stands at around £4 – £5 million.


Heather Bassford
MRTC Motorsport Communications

Erica Whayman – Operations Manager

MRTC Ltd, Stanford House, Main Street, Stanford on Soar, Loughborough LE12 5PY +44 (0)1509 224300