GSI appoints Jamie Bader group president for Precision Motion and Technologies

Sept. 1, 2011
Bedford, MA--GSI Group appointed Jamie Bader to the position of president and group executive for the company's Precision Motion and Technologies Group.

Bedford, MA--GSI Group, supplier of laser-based solutions, precision motion control products, and semiconductor systems to global industrial, electronics, medical, and semiconductor markets, appointed Jamie Bader to the position of president and group executive for the company's Precision Motion and Technologies Group. In this role, Mr. Bader will have overall responsibility for the consolidated business results of the Group, which includes such brands as Cambridge Technologies, Micro E, and Westwind. His charter is to accelerate growth, innovation, and productivity across the business.

Bader brings almost 25 years of experience in business leadership and management consulting, mostly to mid-size technology-based businesse and joins GSI from IBM, where he was a partner and the practice leader for its mid-size business strategy and transformation consulting practice. Previously, Bader was president and CEO of Quarry Technologies, group president of the Frequency Control Group at Oak Industries, and VP and GM of the Worldwide Mobile Data Division at Motorola, successfully positioning those $100M plus businesses for rapid growth. He started his business career at Bain &Company and has bachelors and masters degrees in chemical engineering from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Gail has more than 30 years of engineering, marketing, product management, and editorial experience in the photonics and optical communications industry. Before joining the staff at Laser Focus World in 2004, she held many product management and product marketing roles in the fiber-optics industry, most notably at Hughes (El Segundo, CA), GTE Labs (Waltham, MA), Corning (Corning, NY), Photon Kinetics (Beaverton, OR), and Newport Corporation (Irvine, CA). During her marketing career, Gail published articles in WDM Solutions and Sensors magazine and traveled internationally to conduct product and sales training. Gail received her BS degree in physics, with an emphasis in optics, from San Diego State University in San Diego, CA in May 1986.

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