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Hybrid Electronics was founded in 1974 by Wal and his wife Joy. Their daughter, Samantha, joined the company and took over the responsibility for business development and marketing.

The staff are practically family also, some have been with the company for 25 years.

Dr. Wal Berryman — Managing Director

Wal Berryman completed his B.Eng. (Electronics) degree with 1st class honours from Melbourne University in 1964. This was followed by M.Eng. Sci. and Ph.D. degrees also from Melbourne University.

After one year in a Government research laboratory, Wal joined Fairchild Australia where, over five years, he gained experience in engineering, product marketing, and manufacturing.

He set up a thick film hybrid facility at Fairchild just prior to dramatic changes in tariffs which forced the company to close in Australia, and which allowed the launch of Hybrid Electronics Australia in 1974.

Since 1974, Wal has participated in development and manufacturing of thick film microcircuits covering products ranging from toaster timers to missile computers.

Wal has had a wide experience of manufacturing in Australia, Singapore, China, Malaysia and the Philippines.

Mrs. Joy Berryman — Director

In addition to her responsibilities as a Director, Joy also manages all aspects of administration for the company and oversees the operations of our Manila facility.

Mrs. Samantha Bray — General Manager

Samantha is responsible for the overall management of the day-to-day operations of the company. After more than 19 years working with the company she has a thorough understanding of all aspects of thick film hybrid manufacture and having hired and trained the majority of the staff understands their capabilities very well.

Under Samantha's leadership the company qualified for, ISO accreditation and consistently demonstrates the high standards associated with that achievement.

As a member of the family that founded Hybrid Electronics, Samantha has association with the company and the staff which extends well beyond her various roles within the company. Family is central to the culture at Hybrid Electronics and is reflected in the way Samantha and the team work together.

Samantha completed a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree at Melbourne University majoring in Environmental Science and a Certificate IV in Sales and Marketing at Swinburne University. Samantha completed five years work in the Environmental Science field prior to joining Hybrid in 1998.

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