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Megger appoints new CEO


Megger today announced that Jim Fairbairn has been appointed as the Group’s Chief Executive Officer. Jim will assume his new role immediately and will be based in its headquarters in Dover, UK. Megger is a global leader in electrical test and measurement technology for the power industry, composed of 6 core manufacturing sites, operating in over 23 countries and employing over 1,300 people worldwide.

“I am honoured and tremendously excited to have been appointed as Megger’s next CEO. It is a real privilege to join an organisation with an eponymous brand that delivers high quality products and innovative solutions to the global power industry”, said Jim.

Jim succeeds Peter Frank, who retired earlier in the year. Under Peter’s leadership, Megger firmly established itself as one of the world’s leading electrical test and measurement brands.

Prior to his appointment at Megger, Jim served as divisional CEO within Howden Group, a division of US-based Colfax Corporation. Jim is a chartered engineer and has an MBA from Loughborough University. Visit for a full bio.

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