EDISON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fuji Electric Corp. of America (FEA) has announced that they have appointed Darrell Hoffman as President of Reliable Turbine Services (RTS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of FEA. RTS is an industry-leading service provider for field services, repairs, and manufacturing of turbine generator equipment and parts. With over 20 years of experience in operations and field services, Mr. Hoffman will oversee RTS’ expansion efforts as they seek new opportunities in the Americas and select markets throughout the world.
Prior to joining RTS, Mr. Hoffman served as Chief Operating Officer of Orbital Energy Services. Prior to that, Mr. Hoffman founded the Construction & Field Services division for Toshiba International Corporation, where he spent more than 8 years. Over the course of his career, he has worked for industry leaders such as Alstom and Dresser-Rand.
“We are pleased to welcome Darrell Hoffman to RTS and I’m confident that the wealth of knowledge and experience he brings will help us achieve our expansion goals in the Americas,” said Phil Charatz, President and CEO of Fuji Electric Corp. of America. “From growing our manufacturing division to identifying new opportunities for our turbine repair and generator services, this business requires both strategic vision and a tactical understanding of how to get it done—Mr. Hoffman possesses those skills.”
Mr. Hoffman will be based in RTS’ corporate headquarters in Sullivan, Missouri from where he will oversee all business operations worldwide.
FEA acquired RTS in August 2015 to help broaden Fuji Electric’s existing service offerings while expanding RTS’ engineering and manufacturing capabilities.
“As President, Mr. Hoffman will build on the company’s existing strengths in order to grow our business, without losing sight of our top priority--our customers,” added Mr. Charatz. “They are the backbone of our business, and we are committed to upholding the fundamental values that have contributed to RTS’ success.”
About Fuji Electric Corp. of America
Fuji Electric Corp. of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., and has been responsible for sales and distribution of the company’s products since 1970. Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. began developing power electronics equipment in 1923, and is a global leader in industrial products ranging from semiconductors, HMIs, contactors, relays, and power generation equipment to AC drives and uninterruptible power supply systems. For more information please visit www.americas.fujielectric.com or follow us on Twitter @FujiElectricFEA.
About Reliable Turbine Services (RTS)
RTS Holdings, Inc. (RTS) was established in 1984 in Sullivan, Missouri and has 60 employees. The company’s primary business activities are repairing and maintaining steam turbines and generators (as well as their peripheral devices). RTS was acquired by Fuji Electric in August 2015, and has since been able to leverage synergies between the two companies’ manufacturing and field service capabilities.