Brabham was managing director of global power at Stadium Stontronics, part of the Stadium Group, until October last year. Before that he was at XP, having run the US operation of the UK-based multinational.
Gesham is ultimately owned by the Digital Power (DP) group in the US. DP’s subsidiary Coolisys Technologies owns Gresham, MicroPhase and Power-Plus Technical Distributors. These were brought together into the Power Solutions group of Coolisys at the end of last year.
“Martin joins us at an exciting time. Our defence markets are performing well and our increased commercial product offerings and continuing investment in people will make 2018 a standout year,” said Jake Moir, Managing Director of Gresham Power. “Martin is our new Managing Director designate and we plan for him to take up this position in the summer of 2018.”
“I am very happy to be joining a company with the credentials of Gresham Power and leverage the new resources at our disposal to greatly increase commercial sector sales as part of the expanded Coolisys Technologies Power Solutions Group,” said Brabham. “We will now be able to offer a global resource that will benefit all of our customers.”
Investment at the Salisbury site includes increasing engineering resources, expanded product offering and increased distribution channels. This includes the expansion of of in-house capabilities includes custom design and modification, while value-added technical support will stem from working with the rest of the power solutions group of Coolisys.