HPS appoints Jay Davis as COO
By Renée Francoeur
February 26, 2015 – Hammond Power Solutions Inc. (HPS), a manufacturer of dry-type transformers and magnetics, has named Jay Davis as chief operations officer.
Davis will be responsible for all aspects of manufacturing, engineering, supply chain, and quality in North America, as well as all functional responsibilities for HPS in Europe and Asia.
Davis was the global vice-president for Volvo based in Brussels, Belgium for the past six years. He was responsible for multiple facilities globally that build heavy equipment for Volvo.
“I believe that this structural change will help HPS achieve a higher level of coordination across our global operations to take better advantage of the growth opportunities that now present themselves for HPS around the world,” said Bill Hammond, chairman and CEO of HPS. “His comprehensive understanding of global business will greatly support our goal on becoming a significant global player in the transformer industry.”