West Chester, Ohio – August 16, 2021 – E Technologies Group, one of the largest industrial automation firms in the United States, announced today that Laurie Cavanaugh has been promoted to Director of Business Development.
In her new role, Cavanaugh will be overseeing the business development operations and team covering the Mission Critical, Material Handling, Metals, Consumer Packaged Goods and Food & Beverage industries. Cavanaugh will also be responsible for driving cultural awareness of business development and refining the sales pursuit process to cultivate a second tier of sales through key account management.
Cavanaugh has over 30 years of experience in system integration, including sales of process automation solutions for Wonderware and most recently as business development manager for Glenmount Global an E Technologies Company and the E Technologies Group.
“As a Business Development Manager, Laurie is a ‘Professional Problem Solver’, partnering with clients to understand their business needs and goals before simply diving into a technical solution,” said Fred Fontaine, President of Strategic Industries. “She’s a natural leader, mentoring others in the organization and bringing her ‘Teamwork makes the dream work’ mantra to life every day. She has had a significant impact on our company, and we are looking forward to leveraging her expertise across the broader organization.”
Cavanaugh’s promotion is a part of strategic changes driven by E Tech Group’s rapid growth and continued integration the E Technologies Group brands under a single organizational structure, as well as to leverage synergies within the company-wide sales team.
“My goal is to help our business development associates be the best version of themselves. I want to help people define their personal goals and help them meet those goals. I want to serve,” Cavanaugh said. “If you give someone an unattainable goal, it becomes an obstacle. You want to be the leader that mows down the obstacles to enable your team to succeed. The increase in sales and revenue are a result of a supported and thriving team.”
About E Technologies Group
Founded in 1993, E Technologies Group, Inc. is one of the largest independent industrial automation system integrators in North America, with 15 U.S. offices and combined staff of nearly 400 specializing in industrial automation, information systems, Business Intelligence (BI), machine safety, machine and process modeling, and simulation utilizing current and emerging technologies. Our suite of capabilities uniquely positions E Technologies Group to deliver comprehensive end-to-end solutions for our clients. Acquired in January 2018 by Falfurrias Capital Partners (FCP), a Charlotte-based private equity firm, E Technologies Group’s family of brands includes three additional leading U.S. industrial engineering companies: Glenmount Global Solutions, Superior Controls and Banks Integration Group. E Technologies Group companies provide clients with unparalleled access to the world’s top engineering resources with deep domain expertise in the Life Sciences, Mission Critical, Metals, Consumer Products, Food & Beverage and Parcel Industries. Client satisfaction and project success earned the company placement in Control Engineering Magazine’s System Integrator Hall of Fame. To learn more, visit, E Technologies Group website, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.