Doble Engineering Continues its Global and Technological Expansion by Appointing Sales Veteran to Lead Worldwide Sales

Jul 28, 2011, 14:00 ET from Doble Engineering Company

WATERTOWN, Mass., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Doble Engineering Company is pleased to announce that industry veteran John Gagnon has joined Doble Engineering as Vice President of Global Sales. In his new position, Gagnon will lead Doble's worldwide sales and commercial teams, focusing on the company's global expansion and Doble's new and enhanced products and solutions.

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Gagnon has over 20 years of experience in the utility and energy industries with an extensive background in global sales. He held senior leadership and sales positions at GE Energy's Meter and Test Equipment business units and most recently served as Senior Vice President of Utility Sales at Comverge.

"Not only does John have exceptional leadership skills and extensive international sales experience, he has the utility, regulatory and Smart Grid knowledge that is critical in our evolving industry," said David B. Zabetakis, President, Doble Engineering Company. "John will be a driving force behind our growth worldwide as we continue to partner with our clients, providing them with the products and services they want now – and the solutions they'll need in the future."

"It's an honor to be a part of the Doble Team and a world-class organization," said John Gagnon, Doble's Vice President of Global Sales. "Doble presents an exciting opportunity to build upon the tremendous knowledge and skill sets already in place today and to expand our global footprint through our international offices and new solution platforms."

Founded in 1920, Doble Engineering Company works with clients around the world to help minimize risk and maximize the performance of their power systems. Doble has a reputation for excellence, earned through the expertise of its engineers and the quality of its products and services.

About Doble:

Now in 110 countries, Doble Engineering has been helping clients in the electric power industry improve operations and optimize system performance for nearly a century. Doble offers diagnostic instruments, services, and the world's premier library of statistically significant apparatus test results for the benefit of energy generation and delivery companies and industrial power users worldwide. Doble was acquired by ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE) in 2007. For more information, go to

About ESCO Technologies:

ESCO, headquartered in St. Louis, is a proven supplier of special purpose utility solutions for electric, gas and water utilities, including hardware and software to support advanced metering applications and fully automated intelligent instrumentation. In addition, the Company provides engineered filtration products to the aviation, space and process markets worldwide and is the industry leader in RF shielding and EMC test products. Further information regarding ESCO and its subsidiaries is available on the Company's web site at

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