Charles Industries Announces Hiring of Todd Ellis as Utility Market Manager and Senior Product Manager
ROLLING MEADOWS, IL, Mar 08, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Charles Industries, Ltd., a leading provider of environmentally
protected Innovative Enclosed Solutions(TM) and network
infrastructure solutions, today announced Todd Ellis has joined
Charles Industries, assuming the positions of utility market manager
and senior product manager effective immediately. Ellis will lead
Charles' efforts in utility-focused product development and assume
product management responsibilities for Charles Below Grade
Enclosures (CBGE) and new product development for transmission and
Ellis brings to Charles more than 20 years of experience in the
electric utility market. His background includes positions in product
management, market management, and international sales and marketing
at the following companies and organizations: Sensus North America,
National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC), and Booth &
Associates. He has also provided consulting services to
investor-owned utilities, cooperatives and municipal electric
utilities that were engaged in the deployment of smart grid networks,
wireless automatic meter reading systems, microwave, and fiber optic
systems. Ellis is a subject matter expert in fiber (ADSS, OPGW),
wireless (RF, microwave), and back-office software systems for
"We're very pleased to add Todd to our utility team," said Minesh
Patel, vice president - outside plant business unit for Charles. "His
hiring comes on the heels of our formation of a national utility
sales team comprised of twelve manufacturer representative firms and
led by Cindy Cary, national sales manager - utility sales for
Charles. Our team is now fully in place to best support our existing
customers while also identifying new opportunities for Charles'
proven environmental enclosures in utility, energy, oil and gas, and
Ellis earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business
Administration from North Carolina Wesleyan College. He is a
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has published
multiple periodical articles on wireless and utility topics. Ellis is
an active adult volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America.
About Charles Industries, Ltd.
2013 marks Charles Industries' 45th
year as a privately held, diversified manufacturing and technology
company serving telecommunications, wireless, broadband, utilities,
marine and industrial markets. Founded in 1968, the company is ISO
9001:2008 and TL 9000 registered and headquartered in Rolling
Meadows, Illinois, with four additional U.S.-based manufacturing
centers. For further information, please visit
www.charlesindustries.com or call (847) 806-6300.
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Charles Industries, Ltd.
SOURCE: Charles Industries, Ltd.
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