|By Business Wire||
|June 23, 2014 09:30 AM EDT||
Aura Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: AUSI) announced today that Greg de la Torre joined the Company as its new Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Greg de la Torre is a high-level executive with proven ability to plan, develop and integrate total solutions in global manufacturing operations with a high degree of complexity. He has over twenty-five (25) years of direct experience in High Tech/High Reliability (“Hi-Rel”) industries such as: (i) Electronic Manufacturing (EMS/CM/ODM), (ii) Semiconductor tools and components, (iii) Telecommunications products, (iv) Transportation, (v) Aerospace and (vi) Computer hardware. He also has over ten (10) years of significant leadership responsibility and experience moving business measurably towards best practices, with demonstrable experience in strategic planning as well as tactical execution. In-depth knowledge of implementation and use of manufacturing complex systems, including:
- Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing – Black Belt
- QA Systems & Certifications (ISO 9000/TS29001)
- Government acquisition requirements (FAR/MVSS/Military Standards)
- MRP/ERP/DRP and WMS computer software systems
Mr. Melvin Gagerman Aura’s CEO said, “We are very pleased that Mr. de la Torre joined our Company. His vast experience is essential as the Company moves into the execution of larger programs across the globe. Mr. de la Torre's addition is the first step in a complete management change that will take place shortly. In addition to de la Torre, the board of directors has identified and selected a new very qualified and experienced CEO who is expected to join the Company shortly. Mr. de la Torre was hired by the board after a very strong recommendation from the soon to be announced new CEO.”
Mr. Gagerman will remain as Chairman of the Board and will assist in a management transition once the new designated CEO joins the Company.
For more information on Aura Systems Inc., visit www.aurasystems.com
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