Cambridge Nanotherm appoints Ewald Braith as Non-Exec Director

Cambridge Nanotherm today announced that Ewald Braith has joined the board as a Non-Exec Director. Cambridge Nanotherm has already started to make significant inroads into the LED market with its innovative nano-ceramic thermal management solutions for LEDs and other electronics. Ewald has now been brought on board to lend his considerable expertise to aiding the company in its growth plans.

“We’re really excited to have Ewald on board,” commented Ralph Weir, CEO. “Ewald combines high-level strategic nous with a deep knowledge of electronic design. He’s a big-hitter in terms of his achievements in the power electronics and telco markets, and exposure to semiconductor technologies and vertical markets. Additionally, throughout his career, Ewald has led aggressive expansion into overseas markets. This is a world-class hire, and clearly indicates the level at which Cambridge Nanotherm is now operating.”

“Cambridge Nanotherm is a company with a passion for ‘growth’ and ‘innovation’,” added Braith. “I am joining the team at a very exciting point, both in terms of the company’s growth and the growth of the large scale industry and market opportunities. The markets for LED technologies are growing rapidly, and manufacturers are eager for effective ways to improve the competitiveness of their products. With its thermal management solutions Cambridge Nanotherm can and should be at the core of this opportunity. I look forward to working with the team to continue to build on the momentum already achieved, as well as helping to drive greater penetration of key high growth markets such as the US and Asia.”

Ewald has worked in a variety of high-profile companies over the last thirty years, with a focus on the telecoms and power semiconductor markets. These include Zytec, Artesyn Technologies and Emerson Network Power, as well as establishing his own consulting firm. Ewald has most recently been CEO at Detego, a RFID software solutions and services provider for the fashion industry, and he is also a member of the board at Salcomp PLC.


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