Milford, NH – Cirtronics, an advanced contract manufacturing firm in Milford, NH has announced the appointment of Dave Patterson as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Founder and former CEO, Gerardine Ferlins will remain with the company as Chief Governance Officer and Chair of the Board of Directors.
Dave joined Cirtronics in 2010 as Director of Global Sourcing and was named Chief Operating Officer (COO) two years later. Dave has a successful track record at Cirtronics including development of a global supply chain organization and guiding the company to achieve ISO 13485 certification and FDA registration. Dave also led an evolution of Cirtronics operations and plant layout to support the safety and mobility requirements of advanced robotics manufacturing.
Gerardine Ferlins said, “Dave has been an integral part of the Cirtronics leadership team for the last eight years. With his steadfast commitment to the culture of Cirtronics and his years of operational experience, he is well equipped to take on his new role.”
Dave Patterson said, “I am humbled and very proud to be part of such a great organization. We are an organization led by a purpose – to be an example of how a company can serve society in an ethical and productive way. I look forward to taking the next steps in this journey together with the whole Cirtronics team.” Before joining the company, Dave served in the armed forces, worked in logistics at the Veterans Administration and worked in global sourcing at Applied Materials.