Sparton names Joseph T. Schneider senior vice president of sales and marketing

This story was originally published by Business Wire.

The technology company Sparton is welcoming an ISU alumnus as its new vice president.

Joseph T. Schneider, a 1990 industrial engineering graduate, started his position as senior vice president of sales and marketing on May 26, 2015.

Schneider has over 25 years of business experience and most recently served as vice president/general manager of a business unit within Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Division. Prior to Schneider’s most recent role, he served as director of sales and marketing of Siemens Industry Mechanical Drives Division and as operations manager and director of sales for Siemens Energy and Automation Industrial Services Division.

“We are pleased to welcome Joe to the company,” said Cary Wood, president and CEO of Sparton. “As Sparton continues to pursue its 2020 Vision, we are constantly evaluating our progress across the business, in particular, the areas of organic growth, acquisitions, manufacturing capability, customer interaction, and organizational development. Joe has held several challenging business leadership assignments at Siemens and excelled in many diverse areas that resulted in exceptional revenue growth and operating performance. In this new senior leadership position reporting into me, Joe will lead our commercial selling organization focused on consistent and synergistic profitable organic growth, strengthening and expanding our customer relationships, and enhancing and diversifying our various revenue streams.”

Sparton Corporation, now in its 115th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, field service, and refurbishment. The primary markets served are medical & biotechnology, military & aerospace, and industrial & commercial.