ABB Team Profile


Pulin Thaker

ABB Automation Product Manager – Drives & Automation


Pulin has been a key part of our Automation Group for more than 15 years. He has a Power Electronics Engineering Degree with more than 35 years of experience in Automation Products, Solutions and Services.

He has exhaustive experience working with OEMs, end users, integrators & panel builders on different projects. His hands on experience of working on different applications (in a variety of industries) with Variable Frequency Drives, Power Quality Products, PLCs, MCCs, etc is second to none. 

Pulin has conducted hundreds of seminars / training on various topics, one of his most popular one being Energy Saving with Variable Frequency Drives. This has helped customers identifying opportunities of SAVING ENERGY. He has done numerous projects saving energy with Variable Frequency Drives for various customers and these projects also contributed to reducing customers’ carbon footprint. Starting with an energy audit / return of investment study, proposing and supplying the right solution up to providing a complete solution with commissioning – a one stop shop!

Pulin is also our key contact for Power Quality Solutions – mainly Power Factor Correction & Harmonic Filters with vast experience of providing solutions to customers problems & SAVING $$$ by improving power factor in the facility / industry.

Ask Pulin for a Solution to your problem or to SAVE $$$!!!

Product/Service Expert in the following:

Variable Frequency Drives

Power Factor Correction Capacitors / Capacitor Banks

Power Quality (Harmonic Filters)

Energy Saving with Variable Frequency Drives

Jashan Sandhu

Automation Specialist for GTA & Alliston Area


Jashan has faithfully served Gerrie customers in the GTA and Alliston area for ten years with Automation solutions and services as Automation specialist. He is an alumni of Humber Institute of Technology and Advance Learning where he graduated in Electrical Engineering Technology (Control Systems) program. 

He has been involved with and executed management of many large-scale projects working with OEMs, Integrators and End User customers.

Jashan has worked on many projects involving variable frequency drives, starters, PLCs & control system products. He has provided automation solutions to many customers providing pre-sale help in selecting right products and post sales services like start-up and commissioning. He is certified by ABB to provide start-up and commissioning support on ABB variable frequency drives. Please reach out to Jashan for your automation needs. 

Michael Chabot


Automation Specialist for Tri-city (Cambridge, Guelph & Kitchener) Area 

Michael Chabot joined Gerrie Electric in 2023 as the ABB Automation Account Specialist for the Tri-City region. Michael has provided over 10 years of exceptional customer service, the last 3 years working as Technical Sales in the Electrical and Automation Industry. 

Michael has Graduated from Conestoga College in both the Business Marketing and Electrical Engineering Technologist programs. His history in customer service, education and his industry experience help him in providing excellent customer experiences and he is determined to work with you to find the best solutions to any of your automation challenges.

Product/Service Expert in the following:

Safety Products and Solutions

Manny (Manasvi) Sharma

Automation Specialist for South-West (London, St. Thomas & Woodstock) Area


Manny is a seasoned Automation Account Specialist with a Bachelor’s of Technology in Electrical Engineering and 7 years of expertise in Industrial Automation products along with deep technical understanding of modifying and troubleshooting automated machines as well as proficient in account development, customer service and sales activities. 

Warren Fewster

ABB Inside Technical Support


Warren Fewster joined Gerrie Electric in 2012 on the order desk with over 25 years of experience working in the electrical industry as a motor control and automation specialist. In 2018, Warren was added to the ABB Automation Team. Located in the London area but available to assist all of Gerrie Electric’s ABB Customers. 

Warren brings his extensive experience to the role of ABB Technical Support, which allows him to engage customers with a first-hand understanding of motor controls and automation applications. For years he was trained at manufacturers' facilities around North America and Europe on various products and their applications. Warren is always eager to help customers deliver exceptional solutions.