Michael Shahed Appointed to Vice President for Catalyst Acoustics Group Midwest Manufacturing Campus
North Aurora, Illinois – February 25, 2020 – Catalyst Acoustics Group (CAG), the parent company of an elite group of acoustic, seismic, vibration and noise control companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Shahed to Vice President of our Midwest Manufacturing Campus.
Located in North Aurora, Illinois, the CAG Midwest manufacturing campus, with over 120,000 square feet of engineering and manufacturing, will execute on production of unique metal noise control products and solutions for each of the autonomous CAG brands. In this key role, Mr. Shahed will lead the manufacturing of spec driven design processes associated with the unique and reputable products within the CAG portfolio. His responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of the operation including brand specified production, manufacturing engineering, quality, continuous improvement, purchasing, and finance.
“Michael Shahed has extensive experience in lean manufacturing and an acute understanding of the practices and discipline required to optimize and execute on the demanding manufacturing specifications associated with these long standing, high performing acoustic products”, said Joe Lupone, CEO of Catalyst Acoustics Group. “He is committed to the partnership promise we extend to our CAG companies and their channel partners,and will be exclusively focused on maintaining and honoring the manufacturing uniqueness that has afforded these brands their well-earned market position.”
With an MBA in Operations and BS in Engineering from Purdue University, coupled with his success and now transition from leading the IAC Acoustics business, Mr. Shahed is equipped with the fundamental business skills and experience necessary to lead our CAG Midwest manufacturing facility.
About Catalyst Acoustics Group
Catalyst Acoustics Group is the parent company of an elite group of acoustic, seismic, vibration and noise control companies that together, offer the broadest portfolio of noise control solutions in the market today. The independent brands, channels to market, products and services offered by each business remain unique, while leveraging the scale, deep functional expertise, broad channel reach and significant financial resources.
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