Fortis Solutions Group hires chief commercial officer
Steve Powers to join from HP
Virginia Beach-based packaging manufacturer Fortis Solutions Group LLC has named Steve Powers its chief commercial officer, the company announced Monday.
Powers joins Fortis from HP Inc. and has been in the printing industry for 30 years, working on the manufacturing and supplier sides of the business. Most recently, he served as HP’s sales director for the company’s packaging segment and sales director for executive major accounts in North America. Before working for HP, Powers was an account manager for Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG and served as vice president of operations for a printing company in Florida.
“Having worked closely with Steve over the past decade, I am incredibly excited to have someone of his caliber lead our commercial go-to-market sales and marketing strategies,” Fortis President and CEO John O. Wynne said in a statement. “Steve is a proven sales executive who has consistently grown revenue within his areas of responsibility through the cross-selling of products, wallet share gains and new account growth while delivering a superior customer experience. I’m looking forward to working closely with Steve to drive further opportunities for our customers.”
In August, Fortis acquired Montgomery, Illinois-based Identi-Graphics Inc. Fortis employs more than 1,200 people at 20 manufacturing sites across the country.