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Adrian Thomas joins Hammond Power Solutions as CEO

October 31, 2023 | By Anthony Capkun

October 31, 2023 – Adrian Thomas joined Hammond Power Solutions as CEO, and has been appointed to its board of directors. Meantime, after serving 22 years as HPS’s CEO, Bill Hammond assumes the position of executive chair.

“I welcome Adrian into the HPS family and look forward to working together to build our company globally with the same commitment to innovation and to our customers that has been the foundation of our company for more than 100 years,” said Bill Hammond.

Thomas possesses over 20 years of experience in the electrical and automation industry, having held positions at companies such as General Electric, TMEIC and, most recently, serving as president of Schneider Electric Canada.

“I am excited to join HPS, a company that has been around for more than a century and is recognized globally as the gold standard for dry-type transformers and service,” said Thomas. “HPS has an incredible platform for growth, and I look forward to working with Bill and the broader HPS team to meet the increasing demand from our customers.”


Thomas holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from McMaster University and a post-graduate certificate in Finance for Executives from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

“Adrian is a highly capable and seasoned leader with over two decades of experience across the electrical industry, and has successfully led teams launching technologies globally,” said Grant Robinson, lead director, adding that Thomas “fully understands the opportunity in front of HPS as countries around the world are recognizing the long-term benefits of electrifying their economies”.

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