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Adrian Thompson


CEO, Aspen Pumps
Aspen wins two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
First CEO role at the age of 28
Lived the dream…..managed the world’s largest manufacturer of toilet pan connectors


Super strengths

International sales
Product innovation
LCC outsourcing
Sharing energy and enthusiasm

Adrian Thompson


Adrian has been CEO of Aspen Pumps since 2007 and has grown his business fourfold over the last decade, exporting highly innovative products through a network of distributor, agents and in-country sales teams.


Today, Aspen Pumps is the market leader in the design and manufacture of condensate pumps, trading in over 110 countries, and under Adrian’s stewardship has won a Queen’s Awards for Innovation and another for International Trade. During the last couple of years Adrian has completed a number of international acquisitions.


In 2014, Adrian supported the management team of CP Electronics, a specialist lighting sensor business, by becoming a non executive director and supporting the management team in doubling the size of their business through aggressive sales expansion.

Prior to Aspen, Adrian led and grew a number of industrial product businesses focusing heavily on new product innovation and top line growth through effective international distribution.


Favorite Quote

“Do or do not there is no try.”


Interests, passions?

Travel, wine and food