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Meet the Team

Aidan Mallon - Managing DirectorAidan Mallon – Managing Director

Aidan Mallon is the managing director here at Vixen Surface Treatments. Aidan formed the company in 1990 after a successful career in sales. As well as being responsible for the general running of the company, Aidan is involved in special project and export sales, plus he has responsibility for production targets and financial functions.

With Aidan’s guidance, Vixen has progressed to a successful manufacturing company with machines installed worldwide.


Debbie Smith – PA to the Managing DirectorDebbie Smith – PA to the Managing Director

Debbie joined Vixen 13 years ago after completing her BA Honors degree in European Studies in French. Debbie manages all internal and export sales. She is multilingual in French, German and Spanish.




Richard Ingram – Design EngineerRichard Ingram – Design Engineer

Richard, having studied a National Diploma in 3D Design, designs all of Vixen's standard and bespoke machines. Richard joined Vixen 5 years ago after completing a Law degree. He has qualifications in 2D & 3D Design and experience in Solid Works design programs.

Richard also designs profiling programs for each machine, which are then cut out on our laser.



Andy Scullion – Factory ManagerAndy Scullion - Factory Manager

Andy started working for Vixen in 1990 as a mechanical engineer apprentice. After so many years of assembly fitting, Andy was promoted to Team Leader. He then went on to become Factory Manager after completing an NVQ in Team Management.

Andy is responsible for allocating and checking the fitters work, approving CAD designs, organizing transportation for the equipment, organizing delivery dates, assisting with purchasing, and the general management of day to day factory duties.


Gill Stobbs – Accounts ManagerGill Stobbs – Accounts Manager

Gill manages the accounts department here at Vixen dealing with payments, bank transfers, visa payments, payroll and general accounts activities. Gill has worked with Vixen for 22 years and deals with any finance queries or problems.



VIXEN - UK Office Research & Development

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