LONDON GAMBICA, the association for instrumentation, control, automation and laboratory technology, has appointed Dr Graeme Philp, Chief Executive, MTL Instruments Group, as its President for the next two years. Dr Philp takes over from Colin Perry.
Dr Philp began his career with Kent Instruments and, after achieving his PhD, worked for ABB in the UK before being appointed Group Technical and Marketing Director of MTL in 1991. He was made Chief Executive in 1995.
He now heads an international business which is a leader in the field of intrinsic safety explosion protection devices, fieldbus technology and surge protection. MTL is also committed to positioning itself as a supplier of hardware components for Open Control Systems in the process control industry.
GAMBICA has a membership of over 200 companies and covers five principal sectors of the industry: industrial automation products and systems; process measurement and control equipment and systems; environmental analysis and monitoring equipment; laboratory technology; and test and measurement equipment for electrical and electronic industries.