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GA-EMS announces senior appointment

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General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has promoted Alec Gordon to the position of Managing Director of GA-EMS Product Lines.

Gordon will play a key role in advancing business opportunities and strengthening the organisation’s diverse commercial product line portfolio.

“Alec joined GA-EMS in September 2017 and has been an outstanding contributor to the organisation as director of GA-EMS Aftermarket Sales and Services,” stated Scott Forney, President of GA-EMS. “We are very pleased he has accepted this new role as we continue to expand our footprint in several key commercial industries, while delivering the products and services to meet current and future market demand.”

Gordon will oversee and have responsibility for GA-EMS’ Product Line portfolio, which includes Oil & Gas products such as Gulftronic® Electrostatic Separators, terminal automation products, and state-of-the-art permanent magnet motors and high speed drives. In addition, he will oversee the organisation’s Radiation Monitoring Systems, DataVantyx® advanced analytics products, demilitarisation and hazardous waste destruction systems, electric drive technologies and high performance alternator development, and all commercial product line after market services.

Prior to joining GA-EMS, Gordon has a successful 19-year career at Solar Turbines Inc. He held various managerial and engineering positions while at Solar Turbines, with an emphasis on business opportunity and energy solutions development targeting the global oil and gas industry. He was responsible for Solar Turbine’s customer support operations in 13 countries and was the world-wide Business Development Director for their Customer Services Division.

He received several awards while at Solar Turbines, including receipt of the Key Contributor Award for introduction of a production scheduling system, the Caterpillar Functional Manager’s Award for Commitment to Quality, and the President’s Award as architect for the first Remote Monitoring Systems, which evolved into Solar’s InSight connected products.

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