Security technology manufacturer Paxton announced the appointment of Steve Taylor to serve as chief technical officer.

In his new role, Taylor will be responsible for leading Paxton’s engineering department, driving further innovation, and heading-up the company's modern product design. 

“As a technology company, the products that we design ultimately define us,” said Paxton CEO Adam Stroud. “Our engineering department is the source of all that flows from Paxton.”

Stroud continued, “The appointment of Steve Taylor as CTO will build upon the department's ability to design world-class products by utilizing the best technologies to create innovative security solutions that our customers want.”

Taylor brings with him a wealth of experience in technology and engineering from the renewable energy sector. He has previously held leadership positions at Statkraft, Solarcentury and Future Electronics. 

His expertise will be invaluable to Paxton’s journey as the company continues to expand and innovate globally, particularly while developing initiatives for greener manufacturing strategies in the coming years, according to the announcement.

Stroud added: “Steve’s experience, ambition, and people-focussed approach will help us retain and recruit the best engineering talent, while we strive to be one of the country’s most highly rated employers.”

Taylor expressed his enthusiasm in joining Paxton, saying, “I'm thrilled to be part of a company that is at the forefront of innovation in the security technology industry. I look forward to working with our talented engineers to continue the Paxton legacy of creating innovative security solutions that make a real difference in the world.”