Chris Johnson



Executive Chairman

As one of the founding Directors of the Paragon Electronics Group of companies, Chris has been with the business since its inception in September 1991. Prior to starting Paragon, Chris commenced working in the electronics industry in 1978 at Texas Instruments before moving in to Component Distribution with Polar Electronics. Over the years Chris’ roles and responsibilities have included sales, sales management, purchasing, quality, Human Resources, IT management as well as general and senior management and leadership.

A committed 'petrol head' with a passion for speed, Chris raced for over 20 years in a variety of motor racing classes including Formula Ford, Caterham’s and historic sports cars.

Today whilst still enjoying the occasional track day Chris spends his spare time playing golf, sailing, mountain biking and supporting Junior Rugby. Chris is a qualified RYA dinghy instructor, Rugby Coach, referee and former School Governor.


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