The team

Princeps was born from the belief that there is a better way to do distribution in the electronics industry. Perceiving a lack of service from broadline distribution, poor quality parts sourcing from brokers and a disregard for customer communication that characterised the industry, Dan Hughes took a leap of faith in 2006 to found Princeps, building the company on the foundations of quality, service and flexibility – underpinned by communication.

Leadership team

  • Dan Hughes

    Managing Director

    In 2006, driven by a desire to improve the service offered by the EEE component supply chain, Dan founded Princeps. Dan’s vision continues to drive the company to deliver on The Princeps Way and be the go-to strategic procurement partner for UK EEE manufacturers.

  • Ian Walker

    Operations Director

    Ian has bought leadership to the Quality function since the company’s inception. His passion for continuous improvement at Princeps led to our early adoption of both the AS9120 and AS6081 quality management standards, contributing to the creation of a multi-million pound business providing reliable EEE procurement solutions to some of the world’s leading companies.

  • David Nash

    Sales Director

    With a strong backgound in sales and business development in the EEE distribution market, David joined Princeps to develop strategic plans that drive sales growth, grow our customer base and keep Princeps at the forefront of competitive pricing in demanding markets. He also inspires and leads our sales teams and representatives to deliver optimum customer satisfaction.

  • Andrew Green

    Operations Manager

    Andrew is responsible for the day-to-day operation of our inspection department. He is a Level 1 & 2 Intercept Certified Inspector and, with his team, he ensures that the highest levels are maintained for all inspection and release activities.