RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 30, 2014) - Anord Critical Power, Inc., a leading independent provider of critical power infrastructure to the global data center industry, today announced the company is expanding its senior management and operational support teams. Patrick Burke and James Randall join the company as Engineering Director and Field Service Engineer, respectively.

As Engineering Director, Patrick Burke will be stationed at Anord's headquarters in Ireland and will build on Anord's success, continuing to develop and execute the strategy for the Engineering department. He brings over 30 years of extensive engineering and management experience to the business, including a number of years operating within the U.S. data center sector. Burke's proven track record in strategic and operational leadership offers a wealth of experience in managing customer awareness, the ability to develop innovative solutions to client requirements and proficiency in the management of change. Burke is an engineer by primary qualifications and holds a Masters degree in Management Practice from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

Anord recently launched its U.S. headquarters in Henrico County, Virginia, with a $1 million investment focused on developing a full-scale manufacturing facility to introduce the U.S. data center sector to its AMS Switchgear products. Today's announcement supports this focus with the addition of key personnel tasked with driving new business.

James Randall joins Anord as Field Service Engineer in the U.S. with responsibilities for equipment support. Prior to joining Anord, Randall served eight years in the U.S. Navy as a Nuclear Electrician Mate, performing duties in nuclear propulsion plants operating reactor control, propulsion and power generation systems. 

"The U.S. market continues to show significant interest within our Form 4b Type 7 design AMS switchgear," said Alan McCartney, Group Sales Director for Anord Critical Power, Inc. "The new additions to our team will leverage their in-depth experience to help Anord support and expand our North American operations."

Anord Critical Power's Form 4b Type 7 design AMS switchgear is a compact, fully compartmentalized and robust switchgear product for mission critical applications. The AMS switchgear allows data centers to invest in superior power system protection, system fault resilience and enhanced operator safety for their facilities.

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, co-location, 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. For more information visit:

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