CTC Global Names Gabriel Tashjian Chief Operating Officer

Today, CTC
Global announced that Gabriel Tashjian has been named as its Chief
Operating Officer. In this role Mr. Tashjian will lead CTC Global’s
manufacturing, supply chain management, quality assurance, environmental
health and safety, and facilities management. He will report to J.D.
Sitton, CTC Global’s Chief Executive Officer, and will serve as a member
of CTC Global’s senior leadership team.

Mr. Tashjian joins CTC Global from General Electric (NYSE: GE), where he
served as GE’s corporate Digital Transformation Leader for Customer
Experience and before that as Managing Director of GE Industrial
Solutions Global Panel Builder business, prior to its sale. J.D. Sitton
stated: “Gabriel is an accomplished entrepreneur, disciplined and
creative problem solver, and operating executive with a successful track
record in start-up, growth-stage, and mature businesses around the
world. His global perspective and emphasis on team-building will ensure
that CTC Global’s supply chain and manufacturing capabilities keep pace
with CTC Global’s rapidly growing, dynamic markets.” Mr. Sitton added:
“CTC Global works with a number of world-class manufacturing partners to
serve leading utility companies around the world. My colleagues and I
are looking forward to working with Gabriel to expand and deepen these
relationships in the months and years ahead.”

Mr. Tashjian’s 20 plus years of experience in the energy and technology
sectors include multiple management roles with increasing
responsibilities in a range of operations in North America, Europe, the
Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Mr. Tashjian said: “Utility companies are
discerning customers. I am impressed with CTC Global’s accomplishments
and its reputation for quality and reliability. I am looking forward to
working with the team to build on these and to grow its manufacturing
capabilities and market presence.”

In a related move, Mr. Marv Sepe has been named Senior Vice President
for CTC Global and General Manager for Jiangsu NARI CTC Composite
Materials Ltd., CTC Global’s joint venture operation in Huaian, China.
In this new role, Mr. Sepe is responsible for a number of external
growth initiatives and for managing the growth and operation of the
Chinese JV. Previously Mr. Sepe served as CTC’s Chief Operating Officer.
Over the course of 12 years he drove the development and scale-up of
CTC’s manufacturing processes and led the effort to achieve ISO
9001-2015 at each of CTC Global’s manufacturing facilities. Mr. Sepe has
also been a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s District Export
Council for Southern California since 2010 and currently serves as its
chairman. Mr. Sepe will continue to serve as a member of CTC Global’s
senior leadership team.

About CTC Global:

CTC Global is the privately held developer, marketer, and manufacturer
of the patented carbon fiber composite core used in the ACCC®
conductor, the high performance, high voltage power line solution.
CTC Global serves utility and industrial companies around the world and
has provided cores used in nearly 600 projects totaling over 60,000
kilometers of power line conductors. CTC Global is headquartered in
Irvine, California. Visit www.ctcglobal.com.

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