IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, CTC Global announced that Gabriel Tashjian has been named as its Chief Operating Officer. In this role Mr. Tashjian will lead CTC Global’s manufacturing, supply chain management, quality assurance, environmental health and safety, and facilities management. He will report to J.D. Sitton, CTC Global’s Chief Executive Officer, and will serve as a member of CTC Global’s senior leadership team.
Mr. Tashjian joins CTC Global from General Electric (NYSE: GE), where he served as GE’s corporate Digital Transformation Leader for Customer Experience and before that as Managing Director of GE Industrial Solutions Global Panel Builder business, prior to its sale. J.D. Sitton stated: “Gabriel is an accomplished entrepreneur, disciplined and creative problem solver, and operating executive with a successful track record in start-up, growth-stage, and mature businesses around the world. His global perspective and emphasis on team-building will ensure that CTC Global’s supply chain and manufacturing capabilities keep pace with CTC Global’s rapidly growing, dynamic markets.” Mr. Sitton added: “CTC Global works with a number of world-class manufacturing partners to serve leading utility companies around the world. My colleagues and I are looking forward to working with Gabriel to expand and deepen these relationships in the months and years ahead.”
Mr. Tashjian’s 20 plus years of experience in the energy and technology sectors include multiple management roles with increasing responsibilities in a range of operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Mr. Tashjian said: “Utility companies are discerning customers. I am impressed with CTC Global’s accomplishments and its reputation for quality and reliability. I am looking forward to working with the team to build on these and to grow its manufacturing capabilities and market presence.”
In a related move, Mr. Marv Sepe has been named Senior Vice President for CTC Global and General Manager for Jiangsu NARI CTC Composite Materials Ltd., CTC Global’s joint venture operation in Huaian, China. In this new role, Mr. Sepe is responsible for a number of external growth initiatives and for managing the growth and operation of the Chinese JV. Previously Mr. Sepe served as CTC’s Chief Operating Officer. Over the course of 12 years he drove the development and scale-up of CTC’s manufacturing processes and led the effort to achieve ISO 9001-2015 at each of CTC Global’s manufacturing facilities. Mr. Sepe has also been a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s District Export Council for Southern California since 2010 and currently serves as its chairman. Mr. Sepe will continue to serve as a member of CTC Global’s senior leadership team.
About CTC Global:
CTC Global is the privately held developer, marketer, and manufacturer of the patented carbon fiber composite core used in the ACCC® conductor, the high performance, high voltage power line solution. CTC Global serves utility and industrial companies around the world and has provided cores used in nearly 600 projects totaling over 60,000 kilometers of power line conductors. CTC Global is headquartered in Irvine, California. Visit www.ctcglobal.com.