HIAWATHA, Iowa, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Group Inc., a trusted designer/manufacturer of combat-proven rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and custom computers, displays, switches, and storage devices, announced today that Robert Haag (Bob) has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this position, Haag will oversee Crystal Group's business development and marketing strategies in the areas of defense systems and commercial markets.
Haag brings to Crystal Group more than 25 years of experience in the areas of business strategy and growth within the electronics and transportation markets. Most recently, Bob had Vice President roles at Rockwell Collins where he led the Communication and Navigation Products business and the International & Service Solutions business development efforts. In those roles, he oversaw all go-to-market business and marketing plans, customer value propositions and global order capture efforts. Previously, Haag served as President and General Manager for Wabtec Corporation's railroad electronics line of business where he drove product strategies aimed at global railroad freight movement.
"With our ambitions and plans to grow our business in the global military, transportation, and energy sectors, we are pleased to have Bob join our Crystal Group team. He brings a broad set of experience and rich history that will support our plans for market expansion," said Scott Kongable, Crystal Group President.
"Crystal Group has tremendous potential for multi-market segment growth," said Haag. "I look forward to working closely with the sales and marketing team to develop and implement strategies to achieve long-term growth in the markets that we serve now and opening new market opportunities globally."
About Crystal Group Inc.
Crystal Group Inc., an employee-owned small business located in Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, is a technology innovation leader specializing in both custom and COTS products for defense, government and industrial markets since 1987. Crystal Group designs and manufactures installation-ready rugged servers, displays, networking devices, embedded systems, power supplies and storage devices that fit critical applications in demanding environmental conditions.
The company is certified to quality management standards AS9100C:2009 and ISO 9001:2008. Crystal Group products meet and exceed MIL-STDs 810, 167-1, 461, MIL-S-901, IEEE and IEC industrial standards. Additionally, the company offers integration services, configuration management, product life-cycle planning and 5+ year warranties.
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