John Cairo, Vice President of Operations, to Retire; Rick Martich and Brad Beaird to Assume Responsibilities

After a remarkable career, John Cairo, Vice President of Operations, will retire from Enovation Controls in February 2015.

Some of Cairo's accomplishments with Enovation Controls include: a visual factory information system starting at the cell level and going to the plant level; TPM maintenance management on production lines; Systematic Layout Planning (SLP) for our facilities in Tulsa, Oklahoma, San Antonio and Rosenberg, Texas, and Hangzhou in China; improved SIOP/forecasting processes; and being a critical piece in creating the new China Enovation Center in Hangzhou.

Rick Martich has been promoted to the global role of Senior Director, Manufacturing. Brad Beaird has been promoted to the role of Vice President, Quality and Supply Chain.

Cairo will mentor Martich and Beaird as they transition into their new roles. In addition, he will continue to lead the China Enovation Center project in conjunction with How Jit Lim, Vice President and General Manager of Asian Markets.