Bedford, Mass. − GSI Group Inc. has appointed Jamie Bader to the position of president and group executive for the company's Precision Motion and Technologies Group.
In this role, Bader will have overall responsibility for the consolidated business results of the Group, which includes such globally recognized brands as Cambridge Technologies, Micro E, and Westwind. His charter is to accelerate growth, innovation and productivity across the business and for GSI's customers.
Bader brings almost 25 years of experience in business leadership and management consulting, mostly to mid-size technology-based businesses. He joins GSI from IBM, where he was a partner and the practice leader for its mid-size business strategy and transformation consulting practice.
Previously he 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 $100MM plus businesses for rapid growth. He started his business career at Bain &Company. Bader has bachelors and masters degrees in chemical engineering from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
GSI Group is a supplier of laser-based solutions, precision motion controls and other technologies, and semiconductor systems to global industrial, electronics, medical, and semiconductor markets.