The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that Chris Sutton has joined Vitamix as their Engineering Manager, Compliance. Chris will be responsible for overall product compliance and growing this function within Vitamix’s engineering group. This is a newly created role due to the phenomenal growth of the business both domestically and internationally.
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The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that Todd Hain will be joining Smithers Rapra, a division of Smithers Group as their Marketing Manager. Todd will lead the overall marketing efforts of this division and will work closely with divisional sales and corporate marketing leadership. This is a newly created role to advance the branding efforts of Smithers Rapra as the division expands its presence in existing and new markets.
The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that Vinay Kumar Veluri has joined Apex Tool Group as Sr. Mechanical Engineering Leader. Vinay will provide leadership for a cross-functional team to design and develop new products for the industrial power tool industry. As a project leader, Vinay will lead the design effort for new power tools products and be responsible for the overall design, packaging, and integration of all mechanical components.
The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that Laurie Pogel has joined NPA Coatings as their Plant Manager. Laurie will have responsibility for the overall plant operations, lean manufacturing and process advancement and will report to the General Manager. This is a newly created role due to the ongoing growth of the business and to better position the plant for new products and increased capacity.
The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that David Niederhelman has joined Horsburgh & Scott as their Chief Metallurgist. David will be responsible for managing the metallurgy function for the company and will work closely with the engineering, sales & marketing and operations teams to successfully advance new metallurgical opportunities for Horsburgh & Scott.
The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that James Bascom has joined Vitamix as their New Product Development Manager. James will be responsible for managing the new product development function of their engineering group and will work closely with the innovation and mature products engineering teams, sales & marketing and operations to successfully advance new products for the company. This is a newly created role due to the phenomenal growth of the business both domestically and internationally.
CGI is pleased to announce that Jon Manke has joined Smithers-Oasis Company as their Director, Floral Sales. Jon will be responsible for the oversight of all commercial related functions reporting to their VP/GM.
Jon was recruited from Kent Display, Inc., a world leader in the research, development, and manufacturing of Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD’s) for the retail industry. Prior to Jon’s tenure with Kent Display he was employed by Newell Rubbermaid and Royal Appliance where he served in a variety of Account, Channel and Sales Management roles for each organization.
CGI is pleased to announce that Ryan Forsey has joined Venture Lighting International as their North American Controller. This is a newly created role and reports to the Director of Finance.
CGI is pleased to announce that Tom Miller has joined Plasan Carbon Composites as the company’s VP of Engineering. Tom will be responsible for the oversight of all engineering and product development related functions reporting to Plasan’s President / CEO.
CGI is pleased to announce that Leo Moreau has joined Kongsberg Automotive (KA) as their Technology Manager. Leo will be responsible for all materials and technology-related activities for the company.
Leo brings to Kongsberg Automotive a wide variety of new product development accomplishments within the Automotive, Industrial and Polymers industries. Leo holds an undergraduate degree in Plastics Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.