HAUPPAUGE, New York - October 30, 2007 -- Spellman High Voltage Electronics Corp., has hired David Gillispie as their new Vice President of Operations. Mr. Gillispie will lead and continue to develop Spellman's operations in New York, Mexico, and China.
"We are excited to have Mr. Gillispie join our team," said Loren Skeist, President of Spellman High Voltage. "David brings a rich experience in helping organizations expand their operational capabilities using his leadership and lean/Six Sigma manufacturing background."
Mr. Gillispie worked for more than 17 years in the high technology sector, and has held management or directorial positions in a broad range of industries, including nuclear engineering, power generation, and electronic packaging. Before joining Spellman he was employed as Plant Manager for Pentair Electronic Packaging. Prior to this, Mr. Gillispie held Director level positions at Capstone Turbine and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. His extensive operational experience includes leadership roles in lean manufacturing, supply chain management, and product development.
Speaking of his new position at Spellman, Mr. Gillispie stated, "I am proud to become part of this dynamic, market leading manufacturing and engineering company. The long tradition of innovation and excellence that forms the core of Spellman's reputation in the high voltage industry provides a tremendous foundation to build and enhance our global manufacturing infrastructure. I look forward to the many exciting challenges ahead."
Mr. Gillispie is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Project Management Professional. He received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University, and holds a Masters in Business Administration from The College of William and Mary. Mr. Gillispie relocated from California to New York to join Spellman, accompanied by his wife Patty, and three children.
For additional information on Spellman products and services, contact Spellman High Voltage at (631) 630-3000, or visit the Spellman website: www.spellmanhv.com.
Spellman High Voltage Electronics, celebrating its 61st year of operations, is the world's leading independent manufacturer of high voltage DC power supplies, Monoblock® X-ray generators and power systems for medical and industrial applications, semiconductor manufacturing, scientific instrumentation, telecommunications, X-ray and automatic test equipment. Spellman High Voltage offers a broad line of standard products and specializes in providing custom designs to suit unique requirements. Spellman is headquartered in the U.S. and has facilities in the U.K., Japan, China, and Mexico that provide design, manufacturing, and service to customers throughout the world.