Turtle & Hughes has been in the news over the past month. The company appointed a new president and recently got a visit from New Jersey's Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno during her on-going tour of the state's fastet-growing companies.
Michael DeVoney is now president of Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS), a division of Turtle & Hughes Inc. He succeeds Jay Drummond, who retired after 20 years of leadership. THIS, based in Hamden, Conn., partners with customers for total cost reductions by streamlining elements of their supply chain. It has implemented procurement services, storeroom management, and inventory control systems for Fortune 500 companies throughout North America. A staff of professionals is embedded on-site at customer facilities across the country, in Canada and Puerto Rico, providing supply chain services and cost reduction programs.
DeVoney, a 35-year industry veteran, joined THIS in Nov. 2012 as Executive V.P. and was soon named to the Turtle & Hughes Executive Committee. Before joining Turtle & Hughes, DeVoney spent three years as the business development leader for a national utility distribution company. His previous experience also includes eight years as a supply chain consultant, assisting primarily investor owned utilities, and 14 years working for both distributors and manufacturers. Initially, he spent time in electrical and general contracting construction management.
During his career he has helped to develop specific supply chain solutions for such companies as Duke Energy, Saturn Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, BP plc, Textron Aerostructures, Ontario Power Generation, Northrup Grumman, Philips Semiconductor and NASA. DeVoney received his MBA from the C. T. Bauer School of Business at the University of Houston, and holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Emory University.