Servotronics, Inc. (NYSE American – SVT), a designer and manufacturer of servo-control components and other advanced technology products, today announced that it has strengthened its sales and marketing team with the hiring of Francisco Tizón as Director of Sales & Marketing.
Mr. Tizón joins Servotronics with over 30 years of experience managing global sales, services, program management and commercial functions with the world’s power and engine market leaders. Reporting directly to Servotronics’ Chief Executive Officer William F. Farrell, Jr., Mr. Tizón will be leading the effective execution of the Company’s sales strategy through both existing and new business channels in key end markets. In alignment with the Company’s long-term strategic plan, Mr. Tizón will be focused on strengthening relationships with current customers and identifying opportunities in previously untapped adjacent markets. He will also elevate the Company’s marketing initiatives by engaging in new channel marketing strategies.
“Francisco brings a wealth of experience developing and fostering customer relationships in the aerospace, defense, energy, and industrial markets. His expertise in business development and program management will be critical in implementing and successfully executing our growth strategy,” said Servotronics’ CEO Farrell.
Mr. Tizón commented, “I am delighted to join the Servotronics team. Given the strong and diverse product line, I believe we have significant opportunities to expand our market presence and ultimately achieve our long-term growth objectives.”
Mr. Tizón honed his management skills in roles of increasing responsibility with Rolls-Royce, GE Energy, and Pratt & Whitney, led new business development for both legacy and next generation programs, as well as with private-equity firms. Mr. Tizón is multilingual and has managed businesses in every region of the world. He is a former air force pilot and flew various types of aircraft including the Hercules C-130 and Antonov An-32.
Mr. Tizón received a Master of Business Administration in International Operations from Emory University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Science from the Peruvian Air Force Officer’s Academy in Lima, Perú.