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Vardis Supports Norbain Holdings

Vardis is Proud To Support Norbain Holdings, the Fire, Security and IT/IP Connectivity Distribution Company, In Appointing 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.’

Norbain is the UK’s most successful distributor of IP, CCTV, Access Control and Intruder Detection solutions. With a strong focus on service, as well as a commitment to providing the best product offering in the market. Headquartered in Reading, Berkshire, the company operates throughout the UK at its distribution and service centres in Ashton and Blackpool. Innovation Centres are also available for product demonstrations at Winnersh, Ashton and Dublin. Each year, Norbain’s International Sales Division sells into 77 countries across five continents.

Newbury Investments (UK) Ltd is part of a substantial family business which trades extensively across North America, UK and Australia in the distribution space.


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