The Carmon Group recruits Steven Smith for MTD Products Director of Advanced Electrical Engineering Technology

CGI is pleased to announce that Steven Smith has joined MTD Products ( as Director of Advanced Electrical Engineering Technology. Reporting to the Executive Vice President of Engineering, Steven will be responsible for new product innovation specifically in power supply and robotics.

Steven has over 15 years of experience in battery-powered consumer products innovation and over 20 years of experience in electrical engineering. He holds numerous patents for product development in battery chargers, motor controllers and electronics. Steven achieved his undergraduate degree in Applied Physics and a M.S.E.E. from Case Western Reserve University. Additionally, he has an MBA from Kent State University and a J.D. from the University of Akron with a focus on intellectual property, patents and trademarks.

About MTD Products: MTD is a privately-held business, corporately based in Valley City, Ohio. They are the global market leader for outdoor power equipment. The MTD family of brands includes MTD®, MTD Gold®, MTD Pro®, Yard-Man®, Yard Machines®, Cub Cadet®, Troy-Bilt®, Bolens® and Remington®. The appeal of each brand lies in its individuality and distinctive appearance. MTD products can be found in all channels of distribution such as home improvement stores, hardware stores, mass retailers, independent dealers and farm supply stores.

Chris Carmon was the search consultant managing this assignment. CGI is a retained search firm based in Cleveland, Ohio. We specialize in senior leadership roles in operations, engineering, business development and finance across a variety of industries.