BriskHeat Hires New International Director of Composite Sales

Aug. 11, 2017
Bringing Extensive Aviation and Composite Industry Experience, Hampton Brown Joins BriskHeat to Fuel Growth in Those Sectors.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2017 – Today, BriskHeat, a leading provider of flexible heating solutions used for freeze protection, condensation prevention, flow viscosity control, vacuum bake-out, composite curing, and temperature process control, announced it has hired Hampton Brown to fill the newly created role of International Director of Composite Sales.

“BriskHeat has seen tremendous sales growth and continues its record-setting performance in the composite space,” said John Li, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, BriskHeat. “With that growth, we felt it was time to bring in someone to lead the charge. Hampton Brown brings the ideal mix of aviation and composite experience to this new role, including his background as a U.S. Army Apache pilot. We’re excited to have him as part of our global team.”

Brown will focus on further developing BriskHeat’s presence in the composites market, an $8 billion industry that continues to grow. With Brown on the team, BriskHeat will expand its footprint in the industry, building on its reputation for excellence in composite curing and processing equipment including hot bonders, heating blankets, and other devices.

“I look forward to bringing my background in aviation and composites to this new role at BriskHeat,” said Brown. “The composites industry is hot, and as a top solution provider, BriskHeat is poised for explosive growth there, so it’s a pivotal moment to be joining this dynamic team.”

Brown joins BriskHeat after years in quality assurance roles in the composite industry, working in Austria and Germany for companies including Fisher Advanced Composite Components (FACC) where he worked as an auditor, first article inspection specialist and in quality assurance for business jet interiors. Brown is also an accomplished certified pilot in both fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft. He holds an FAA commercial instrument rating and graduated from the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, in Prescott, Arizona. His career in the U.S. Army included serving as a combat pilot, one of the first to deploy the AH-64 Apache in the European theater. He continues to make his home in Europe, currently residing in Salzburg, Austria.

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