March 26, 2015 – The New York City technology practice of Hobbs & Towne has placed former Blackberry CEO Thorsten Heins as chairman and chief executive officer of Powermat. The search was led by Hobbs & Towne co-founder and CEO, Andy Towne. Powermat is an industry leader in wireless charging technology, with customers such as Starbucks and General Motors. "Hobbs & Towne demonstrated a tremendous amount of resilience and professionalism during a challenging search. They delivered an extraordinary candidate that will prove to be a game changer in the business," said J. Christopher Burch, Burch Creative Capital. Hobbs & Towne conducts searches across North America, Europe and Asia from offices located in San Francisco, New York City, Philadelphia, Toronto and Houston.