Cambridge Nanotherm appoints new Sales and Marketing Director to drive global business expansion

July 22, 2013
Date Announced: 22 Jul 2013 Haverhill, Suffolk UK – Electronics thermal management innovator Cambridge Nanotherm has appointed Keith McDonald as sales and marketing director to spearhead the company’s global business development.In line with the company’s growth ambitions, Keith will be responsible for growing the company’s sales by broadening both its market penetration and the applications in which its Nanoceramic-on-Aluminium substrate technology is used.Keith has a global track record of establishing significant and sustainable growth within the thermal management market. He has held senior positions with the world’s two largest TIM/TCPCB (thermal interface materials/thermally conductive printed circuit boards) companies.In his previous role as vice president of sales for Laird Technologies’ Thermal Division, Keith achieved consecutive record sales years which drove the company from ‘bit player’ status to being the world’s number two in the market for TIM products.Prior to this Keith was UK sales manager for thermal management materials manufacturer Bergquist. In this role he successfully set strategy, built a strong sales team and significantly grew sales.Commenting on his appointment Keith said: "The unique technology and product range of Cambridge Nanotherm is truly disruptive and provides an overall new paradigm for thermal management solutions, and I am confident that we can grow the company aggressively based on the interest from customers and thermal design houses.”Pavel Shashkov, CEO and founder of Cambridge Nanotherm said: “Keith has a broad and deep knowledge of thermal materials, practical experience in identifying their optimal market applications and an amazing track record in growing - or rather multiplying - company sales turnover. His expertise will give Cambridge Nanotherm a new commercial dimension and will open up new global markets.”About Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd:Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd, was established in 2010 to commercialise proprietary nano-ceramic technology for use in the electronic industry. The company was the UK winner of the 2011 Clean Tech Open Competition, sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank. The technology has been developed by internationally renowned scientists who have a track record for setting up successful high technology companies and commercialising innovative IP. The company was supported by TSB, EEDA and ERDF grants and was a member of the Carbon Trust Fast-track Entrepreneur Programme. Since 2011, Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd has been financially backed by Enso Ventures.

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