MONTVILLE, N.J.--()--Marotta Controls has named Steven Fox to the newly created position of Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. In his new role Mr. Fox will be responsible for providing innovative direction in identifying and developing technology platforms that will support the growth of Marotta Controls’ current and future business initiatives.
“Marotta Controls has always been known to provide technically superior solutions to customers’ demanding requirements. Steve is charged with bringing the most modern technologies in fluids, electronics and materials to our next generation products”
Mr. Fox holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester and is a licensed Professional Engineer. He is an accomplished executive with over 25 years of international management experience and an expertise in operations and program management. Steve joined Marotta Controls in 2000 and immediately implemented a program of performance improvement, creating a cell-based manufacturing organization and improving lead times by over seventy percent.
Throughout his tenure at Marotta Controls, Steve has cultivated a team of innovators with imagination, creativity and a passion for identifying and overcoming challenges. This strong culture of competitive collaboration has fostered the development of Marotta Controls’ breakthrough technologies in sub-systems and electronics applications, and has positioned the company for long term success.
In his role as Chief Technology Officer, Steve will lead the effort to take Marotta Controls into its next phase of technological growth in support of the company’s long term vision. He will define and plan the company’s overall technology strategy, identify opportunities for innovation and the associated risks, prioritize new development initiatives, and balance corporate resources between current and future opportunities.
“Marotta Controls has always been known to provide technically superior solutions to customers’ demanding requirements. Steve is charged with bringing the most modern technologies in fluids, electronics and materials to our next generation products,” said Patrick Marotta, president and chief operating officer. “Under Steve’s leadership, Marotta Controls’ Engineering capability has expanded to develop world-class electronic controls to pair with our mechanical and fluid controls to offer a complete portfolio of innovative solutions for aerospace and defense.”
About Marotta Controls
Marotta Controls, Inc. is a small business specializing in the design, manufacture and integration of precision control components and systems. Marotta Controls’ offerings range from high performance valves and manifolds, to complete sub-systems integrating electronic controllers and power supplies such as airborne air compression systems, pneumatic weapon ejection systems and control actuation systems. With over 200 patents and 70 years’ experience, Marotta Controls supports the most demanding applications – whether manned or unmanned, military or commercial – for aircraft, missiles, marine (surface and sub-sea), land systems, satellites, launch vehicles and spacecraft.