Weathermatic Expands Executive Team with Key New Hire
Todd Grant Joins the Global Irrigation Manufacturer as Vice President of Operations.
(Garland, TX) Weathermatic (www.weathermatic.com), the technology-powered irrigation manufacturer, announced today the addition of Todd Grant in the key position of Vice President of Operations.
Grant is coming back to Weathermatic after ten years of quality, engineering, purchasing and production operations management in North Carolina. Grant previously worked with Weathermatic as Director of Quality and Director of Operations. He arrives as the company’s recent growth with acquisitions as well as national and international partnerships is increasing the production of smart irrigation controllers as well as the output for its lines of innovative irrigation products. Todd will oversee all manufacturing and supply chain operations both domestically and abroad.
“Todd has the leadership experience and a proven track record in implementing scalable manufacturing processes with new technologies. This is exactly what we need as we take our manufacturing to the next level,” said Darryl Halbert, CFO and COO. “Our SmartLink network is the fastest growing system of cloud-based irrigation controllers in the industry. Every month more and more of the top Landscape Maintenance Contractors are partnering with us to achieve systematic, portfolio-wide upgrades.”
“Weathermatic has leveraged partnerships to grow and to lead the industry to truly value water in irrigation design, installation, and maintenance,” said Todd Grant, new VP of Operations. “I am excited to join the team during this important growth period and I look forward to scaling the company’s production output, expanding the team, and maintaining our high standards of quality and excellence.”
Grant’s approach to manufacturing leadership employs tools of LeanSixSigma, Kaizen/5S, statistical and financial training, as well as team development. He is a metrics driven, manufacturing professional possessing the technical background as well as the leadership and communication skills to deliver growth. At Weathermatic, Todd will lead the product and process quality improvement efforts, work with the supply chain to add value, and focus the entire production, purchasing, engineering, and maintenance team toward continuous improvement.
Weathermatic is leading the irrigation industry with commercial connections of smart, secure, cloud-based water control systems. Weathermatic’s SmartLink controllers allow remote water management quickly, affordably, and with ease. It’s lines of irrigation valves, sprays, rotors, and parts have been trusted and loved by contractors for 75 years. Weathermatic’s vision of “Water with Purpose” is giving back by developing clean drinking water solutions for communities around the world.
Press Release by Weathermatic