07 Dec Timothy Cavitt Joins Voltea as Chief Operations Officer
Timothy Cavitt Joins Voltea as Chief Operations Officer
Dallas, TX, December 7, 2016- Authored by Heather Leighow
Voltea, the world’s leader in membrane-Capacitive Deionization (CapDI©), announced today the addition of Timothy Cavitt as the new Chief Operations Officer (COO), effective November 21, 2016. Timothy joins Voltea’s executive management team, reporting to CEO Bryan Brister.
In his new role as COO, Timothy will be responsible for execution of Voltea’s product development, engineering, and operations strategy, which includes manufacturing facilities in Dallas, TX, USA and Sassenheim, The Netherlands. The addition of Timothy marks a notable high point in Voltea’s global expansion.
“Timothy brings great breadth and depth of international operations experience to Voltea. I am fully confident he is the right leader for our operations team as we continue to grow commercially and need scalable operations processes and quality systems to ensure fulfilment capability. His history of success developing and implementing strategy, building and leading operations teams, and driving growth will be transformative for Voltea,” said Brister.
Regarding his new role at Voltea, Timothy noted, “I am excited to join Voltea’s growing team and energetic culture. Clearly, Voltea’s commercial traction dictates the need for scalable operational processes and the implementation of a world-class quality system. I look forward to working with the team to drive the company forward.”
Timothy has more than 24 years of experience leading and managing complex operations organizations. He has developed, launched and lead successful manufacturing turn-arounds in multiple business sectors from automotive to health care. Timothy has extensive experience as a global operations leader working in both Fortune 500 Companies as well as in Private Equity Portfolio Companies as a Global Vice President of Operations. Timothy earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, a Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering and a Masters Degree in Business Administration.
Voltea has been delivering electrochemical water-conditioning equipment to institutional, commercial and industrial customers for over 9 years. Voltea’s CapDI© systems remove dissolved salts from water using electricity at a lower economic and environmental cost than any other available technology. Voltea was recognized as one of the 21 Technology Pioneers 2013 at the World Economic Forum, listed in the 2011 Global Cleantech 100 and won the best new technology award at the 2010 Global Water Summit.