Norbain Holdings Appoints Managing Director


Norbain Holdings, the Fire, Security and IT/IP Connectivity Distribution Company, has announced the appointment of Jeremy Hockham as Managing Director.

Jeremy joins the company with broad international industry experience, having been President of Bosch Security USA, Managing Director of Bosch Security UK and Managing Director of Honeywell Security, among many other senior management positions in the security industry.

Nigel Palmer, CEO of parent company Newbury Investments, comments: “We’re delighted to welcome Jeremy to Norbain Holdings at what is an exciting time in the evolution of the company. In the last 18 months, security expert Norbain SD has been joined by Detection Supplies and CMS Plc, leading distributors in Fire and IT Connectivity respectively. Jeremy brings with him a wealth of experience and industry knowledge and we’re looking forward to Norbain Holdings continuing to build on this market presence under Jeremy’s guidance.”

Jeremy comments: “I was delighted to accept the opportunity to run the Holdings company at such an important phase in its development. Since its acquisition by the Newbury group in 2012 Norbain has seen continuous investment and acquisitions and I am really looking forward to joining the team and building on the strong platform the business has in place across the Fire, Security and Connectivity markets.’



CMS plc

CMS plc is a leading UK distributor of IT Infrastructure, Networking, Security and AV solutions. For over 20 years, the company has provided products from leading manufacturers. With its head office and main distribution centre located in Farnborough, Hampshire and fully stocked trade counters in Northampton and Manchester, the company is well positioned to provide excellent customer service on a nationwide basis.

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