Channel Technologies Group Makes Leadership Change
June 19, 2013
Channel Technologies Group, a portfolio company of Blue Wolf Capital Partners, has named Ralph L. Phillips CEO. He succeeds Kevin Ruelas, who is leaving to pursue new opportunities. Mr. Phillips was most recently president of Smiths Interconnect, a division of multinational engineering group Smiths Group. Channel Technologies Group manufactures piezoelectric ceramics, transducers and complex sonar and navigation systems used in the defense, medical technology and energy industries. The company was acquired by a Blue Wolf-led investment group in December 2011.