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Vita Inclinata (Vita), a developer and producer of precision equipment and load stabilization for helicopters and cranes, announced that Randy Gifford has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Operations. As part of the leadership team, Gifford will help boost existing manufacturing and establish new global facilities to produce the company’s Vita Load Navigator and Vita Rescue System. In addition, his leadership role within GE Aviation in accelerating edge processing technology and aircraft connectivity SaaS solutions is directly applicable to the future development of Vita’s rescue and construction product lines.
Gifford brings extensive experience in establishing and growing global supply chains in support of manufacturing as well as product services. He will also leverage these skills to increase the operating rates of Vita’s units while creating additional supplier networks to source high-quality materials at lower costs and solidify long-term relationships for the benefit of all. of the product life cycle.
“Randy Gifford’s ability to constantly restructure supply chains, dramatically reduce costs and provide customers with a high level of service are unique and proven skills,” said Vita CEO Caleb Carr. “We look forward to starting to work closely together and are confident that his guidance will yield quick and impressive results.”
Prior to joining Vita, Gifford served as Vice President of Engineering and Service Execution at GE Aviation, where he was responsible for engineering and service delivery, purchasing, manufacturing, global operations and AS9100 quality assurance. Prior to joining GE, he was founder and CEO of Going Elemental, where he established global best practices to support existing product lines as well as innovative new product introductions. Additionally, Gifford was employed by Gates Corporation as Vice President of Strategy and President of Engineering and Services, fueling profitable growth and streamlining operations. He also served as Director of Supply Chain at Philips, managing the global supply chains of products and services for this $8 billion healthcare organization, and he was founder and CEO of CFC Computers, Inc, (acquired by GE).
“I am thrilled to help the incredible team at Vita continue to exceed customer expectations and achieve new financial goals around the world,” said Gifford. “But more importantly, Vita’s solutions save lives and there’s no better motivator for job performance than that.”
This press release was prepared and distributed by Vita Inclinata.