Gateway Electronic Components

The Team / Key People

The Team / Key People

Martin Ford - Managing Director

Martin Ford, Managing Director

After graduating in 1982 Martin began his working life at broadline component distributor STC Electronic Services and subsequently moved on to specialist distributor Nortronic Associates in 1990, where he became a director. After the acquisition and subsequent closure of Nortronic in 1999 Martin Ford founded Gateway to provide continuous service to the needs of existing and new customers who were keen to maintain their relationship with a distributor with a strong service ethic and versatile supply chain solutions skills.


Heather Prieto - Operations Director

Heather Prieto, Operations Director

Heather joined the electronics Industry fresh from completing her honours degree in business and finance and has now gained 20 years experience in electronics distribution including product marketing, purchasing, quality and logistics. Her spare time is taken up with her young family.



Gateway Sales and Marketing team

Sales and Marketing

Annette Bennett, Customer Service Manager
Tracey Langston, Strategic Account Manager
Chris Lloyd, Business Development Manager - North
Keith Rogers, Sales and Marketing Manager
Joshua Bailey, Product Manager
Amy Adams, Sales Administrator

Gateway Accounts Team


Paula Young
Michelle Ford



Richard, Filcho and Sarah


Richard Dunning, IT & Warehouse Director

Sarah Jones, Database administrator


Stores team

The Warehouse team

Dave Kirkham, Warehouse Manager
Phil Wynne, Warehouse Operative