SOURCE: Anord Critical Power

Anord Critical Power

June 25, 2015 07:10 ET

Anord Expands North American Sales and Manufacturing Leadership

New Positions Strengthen Growth and Support

SANDSTON, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2015) - Anord Critical Power, Inc., a leading independent provider of critical-power infrastructure to the global data center industry, today announced the appointment of Graham Carr as U.S. Western Regional Sales Manager and Rick Wright as Plant Manager at Sandston headquarters. Today's leadership expansion announcement underscores the adoption of the company's UL Listed Form 4b Type 7 design AMS switchgear and the need to support North American growth with added expertise.

"Carr and Wright are great additions to Anord's leadership team," said Kevin Finegan, Managing Director for Anord Control Systems. "Their specialized knowledge will be a great asset for the company as we continue to advance our switchgear market position in North America."

As sales manager, Carr will help expand Anord's market presence in the western region by leveraging his ten-plus years of LV Power Solutions experience to solve data center power challenges. Carr was initially based in the company's manufacturing facility in Ireland where he contributed to electrical design and served as an account manager in the company's London office. Carr holds a BEng Product Design Engineering degree from DKIT and Diploma in Electronic Design.

"I am very pleased to become part of Anord's expanding team," said Carr. "Being associated with a company that is at the forefront of switchgear innovation is both personally and professionally rewarding. I look forward to contributing to the company's strong growth in North America."

Wright will leverage his 16 years of experience in the Power Protection/Distribution industry to oversee the company's new manufacturing center based in Sandston, Virginia. Prior to Anord, Wright worked at United Power Corp. as Production Manager and PDI Corp as Director of Manufacturing.

"Anord has a world-class brand that I am proud to be associated with," Wright said. "The company's award-winning solutions are well known throughout the industry and I look forward to contributing to its strong momentum and growth."



Find out how Anord's AMS Switchgear can help efficiently power your mission critical facility by contacting Anord Critical Power at 804-683-2078.

About Anord Critical Power, Inc.
Anord Critical Power, Inc. is a U.S.-based subsidiary of Anord, a leading independent provider of critical power infrastructure to the global data center industry, entering the American market with the delivery of a robust switchgear product offering superior system resilience and enhanced operator safety. Its compact, fully compartmentalized switchgear system offers a "best-of-both-standards" solution to meet the needs of critical power businesses. Established in 1969, Anord has a strong pedigree and successful track record in providing mission critical Low Voltage, Power Switchgear, Bus Duct, and Energy Management Systems to many of the world's leading cloud computing, colocation, and enterprise data center businesses across EMEA as well as North and Latin American markets. Anord's proprietary "AMS" switchgear system provides customized power switchgear equipment from a type tested and certified modular platform fully compliant with the IEC LV Switchgear standard 61439-2, and was recently tested and approved to UL891.

The uniquely designed AMS switchgear received Anord's innovative switchgear design has been recognized by CRN 2015 Data Center 100 and infoTECH Spotlight Data Center Excellence Award for most innovative and enterprising data center vendors. For more information visit:

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