Beltsville, MD – March 10, 2014 – DfR Solutions, a leader in quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) solutions for the electronics industry, today announced a new appointment to its management team. Chris Montgomery will serve as Senior Vice President, in charge of Strategic Business Development and Marketing.
Mr. Montgomery will be responsible for business development strategy and execution for both the Services and Software sides of the DfR Solutions business. He will initially focus on the development a cohesive value proposition for customers and the establishment of DfR Solutions as a thought leader in quality, reliability, and durability of electronics.
Montgomery brings 30 years of business acumen including senior positions in management, strategic business development, and marketing. Most recently, Chris has held executive positions where he created and executed new market entry strategies, developed product strategy, drove sales growth, managed turnarounds, and created new service lines. Prior to joining DfR Solutions, Mr. Montgomery held the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer position for eCoast Sales Solutions, Inc. and President/CEO position at Intermedia Software, Inc. He also held the position Executive Vice President of Business Development at Sylvan Ventures, Inc. Chris holds degrees in Finance and Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
“The addition of Chris Montgomery highlights our commitment to continued market leadership and our drive to bring increased value to our customers,” said Craig Hillman, CEO of DfR Solutions. “Chris’s extensive business, product development, and sales and marketing experience will position us to successfully grow our business across markets, providing even more companies with access to our industry leading reliability software and services,” noted Hillman.
About DfR Solutions, LLC:
DfR Solutions has world-renowned expertise in applying the science of Reliability Physics to electrical and electronics technologies and is a leading provider of quality, reliability, and durability (QRD) research and consulting for the electronics industry. The company’s integrated use of Physics of Failure (PoF) and Best Practices provides crucial insights and solutions early in product design and development and throughout the product life cycle. DfR Solutions specializes in providing knowledge- and science-based solutions to maximize and accelerate the product integrity assurance activities of their clients in every marketplace for electronic technologies (consumer, industrial, automotive, medical, military, telecom, oil drilling, and throughout the electronic component and material supply chain). For more information regarding DfR Solutions, visit www.dfrsolutions.com.