GSSI appoints new VP of Operations
GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Lussier as Vice President of Operations.
In his new role Marc will lead GSSI’s initiative to build production capacity to meet the growing global demand for their products, while maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction, quality and profitability.
“It is with great pleasure that I join GSSI and I’m excited to be part of an organization renowned for its technological innovation and manufacturing spirit,” says Marc. “I look forward to collaborating with the Operations, Engineering, and Field Service teams to drive customer success through operational excellence.”
Marc stepped into the position on January 2, 2020. He brings more than 20 years of managerial and leadership experience. Before joining the GSSI team, Marc served as the Head of Group Technical Services and Vice President of Technical Services North America for Schleuniger, Inc. In this position, he was a key contributor to the creation of and startup of Schleuniger Mexico (a sales and service company), the creator of Schleuniger University and exceeded a $20 million global service revenue improvement goal from 2014-2018.
Prior to leading the technical services division of Schleuniger, Marc was the Vice President of Operations from 2004-2009, and previously, the Operations Manager, from 1997-2004. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Southern New Hampshire University and a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
“We are delighted to welcome Marc to GSSI,” says GSSI President Chris Hawekotte. “As the world leader in Ground Penetrating Radar, we serve industries and customers around the world. Marc’s decades of experience running various aspects of operations, sales and technical services at an international technology company will bring a greater focus to GSSI. We are committed to delivering our GPR products on time and with the highest quality that will ensure the best long-term investment for our customers. Marc’s appointment will help strengthen our ability to continue to do so.”
Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc. is the world leader in the development, manufacture, and sale of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, primarily for the concrete inspection, utility mapping and locating, road and bridge deck evaluation, geophysics, and archaeology markets. GSSI’s equipment is used all over the world to explore the subsurface of the earth and to inspect infrastructure systems non-destructively. GSSI created the first commercial GPR system 50 years ago and continues to provide the widest range and highest quality GPR equipment available today.