Norsat Selects Ken Broom as the Sinclair Division’s New General Manager
[Via Satellite 11-12-13] Norsat International promoted Ken Broom to general manager of its Sinclair division effective Nov. 22, 2013. Broom joined the company in May 2013 and is currently the division’s director of operations. He succeeds Ivan Gissing, who resigned to pursue another opportunity. The appointment becomes effective on Nov. 21, 2013.
Broom has more than 20 years of operations management experience in the high-tech battery industry. Prior to joining Norsat, he held the position of VP of operations at BAK Battery, a manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for personal electronics, electric vehicles and battery storage applications. Prior to BAK, he was general manager of E-One Moli Energy Corporation, a producer of lithium-ion batteries based in British Columbia. During the past three decades, Broom has held leadership positions in quality, engineering, product design, operations, R&D and general management.