From: Navitas Systems, LLC
Contact: Janice Tucker (630) 755-7920
Jtucker@www.navitassys.com For Immediate Release
Navitas Systems Welcomes Aboard Jeff Cunningham
New Director of Federal Business Development to Focus On
Military and Government Battery Product Sales
Woodridge, IL – January 14, 2015 – Navitas Systems LLC (www.navitassys.com), a leading provider of energy-enabled system solutions, energy storage products, and power electronics for commercial, industrial and government/military customers, has named Jeff Cunningham as Director of Federal Business Development, effective immediately. Cunningham has over twenty-five years of experience, both in the military and within the federal business development community, focusing on Department of Defense initiatives.
“Jeff’s background as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army coupled with over twenty years of accomplishments at major defense industry firms provide Navitas with an exemplary leader,” said Les Alexander, General Manager of Navitas Systems’ Advanced Solutions Group. “Jeff’s leadership and results from previously working at both General Dynamics and SAIC will provide an immediate impact to our business development team, positioning us for increased growth and profitability,” Alexander concluded.
In his role as Director of Federal Business Development, Cunningham will be responsible for growing Navitas’ military battery customer base and expanding the Company’s programs with the federal government. Cunningham has deep experience in Ground Combat System vehicles, and has managed cross-functional teams to make business pursuit decisions and build partner relationships at two of the largest federal systems integrators, SAIC and General Dynamics. He has a history of building multi-billion dollar sales pipelines, and will apply his expertise and industry relationships to further grow Navitas’ programs with the federal government. Cunningham’s goal is to build off Navitas’ success and establish Navitas as a vendor of choice for energy solutions within the federal market.
“I’m honored to join such an innovative company that focuses on providing mission critical products to our armed forces,” Cunningham said. “I’m particularly excited to help introduce Navitas’ recently announced new “Ultanium”TM 6T lithium military vehicle batteries to military branches and to the Ground Combat Vehicle OEMs. Over the next few months, we’re going to build off Navitas’ historical success and introduce additional new products to both the federal and commercial sectors,” Cunningham concluded.
About Navitas Systems, LLC
Navitas Systems is a leader in integrated design, technology development, and manufacturing of innovative energy-enabled system solutions and energy storage products for commercial, industrial and government agency customers. Navitas Systems products range from customized energy storage solutions for motive, idle-reduction and defense related applications, along with custom renewable energy integrated power systems, to standard products like lithium based lead-acid replacement batteries. Our ruggedized lithium energy storage products are the perfect choice for any high-performance multi-cell battery application that requires lower weight, reduced volume, massively increased cycle life, higher efficiency, and environmental durability.
Navitas is headquartered in a state-of-the-art 100,000 square foot facility in Woodridge, Illinois. In early 2012, the company acquired the Government Solutions Group of lithium battery manufacturer A123 Systems. With this acquired major research facility located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, along with strong local and offshore partners and solid financial stability, Navitas is well positioned to continue serving the energy products and power electronics needs of major worldwide customers.
From advanced R&D, safe/high energy cell design, in-house electronics manufacturing and cable assemblies, to sophisticated battery pack assembly, Navitas Systems is your one-stop shop for comprehensive energy and power electronics solutions. For more information visit www.navitassys.com and follow @Navitas_Systems on Twitter.