Management Team Changes at SBE

Tom McBride Moves to Executive Vice-President at SBE
Tom McBride of Bradford, Vermont, recently assumed the duties of Executive Vice-President at SBE, Inc. in Barre. Tom originally joined SBE in 2010 as Deputy Project Manager responsible for managing all new plant construction and start-up activities related to the company’s transportation program grant from the Department of Energy. He then managed the consolidation of all SBE operations into the new Parker Road facility in Barre. In his new role as Executive Vice-President Tom will operate as an operational, logistical, and planning extension of the President’s office. As the company transitions from its DoE-funded expansion he will be responsible for establishing and achieving SBE’s operational objectives, in a time of company’s growth as a supplier to the electric vehicle, medical, alternative energy, and other markets with its Power Ring film capacitor product line and integrated capacitor/bus/IGBT modules. More on Tom McBride’s biography.

New Vice-President Sales and Marketing Joins SBE Management Team
Mike Olsen recently joined SBE as Vice-president, Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining SBE, he was Vice President of Business Development with Skypoint Solar, Inc., a start-up solar equipment manufacturer where he was successful in establishing relationships with potential partners, obtaining incentives from state and federal agencies and developing marketing and sales strategies. Prior to Skypoint, Mr. Olsen was a Business Development Executive with IBM where he led IBM’s worldwide efforts to license chip and system cooling and thin-film solar technology. As Vice-president, Sales and Marketing, Mike will be responsible for managing all business development activities, tracking targeted industries, directing all marketing activities including tradeshows, print marketing, advertising, website and enewsletter programs as well as managing marketing and sales budgets and forecasts. He will report to the Ed Sawyer, President and CEO.More on Mike Olsen’s biography.

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