“As Innova Holdings continues forging ahead to maximize its growth opportunities, we recognized the need to bring a communications professional on staff,” said Walter K. Weisel, Chairman and CEO. “Joe’s extensive communications experience, especially in public and media relations, is another significant addition to our management staff.”
Gonzales is responsible for developing and implementing communications strategies, managing media relations, and integrated marketing communications programs to increase awareness and build the brand for Innova Holdings and its wholly owned subsidiaries Robotic Workspace Technologies (RWT™), and Innova Robotics.
Gonzales has 15 years’ experience in a variety of communications roles in public relations, public affairs, journalism, and marketing and advertising. His experience includes five years as public relations manager with a full-service marketing, advertising and public relations firm where he provided media relations and public relations expertise to more than 100 companies in diverse industries including segments like community development, health care, government and marine.
His experience also includes eight years in public affairs as a senior noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force, where he advised directors and staff on public affairs issues, and worked closely with commanders in creating and implementing coordinated approaches to communications plans. His work as a writer and editor of military community newspapers earned him top honors with a Thomas Jefferson Award recognizing his work at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, as the best newspaper in its category throughout the entire Department of Defense for three consecutive years.
“He has an impressive background and clearly stood out as the best person to bring our communications efforts to the next level,” Weisel added. “He will play a crucial role in leading Innova Holdings’ positioning efforts as we continue to expand and grow our business.”
About Innova Holdings
Innova Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:IVHG), Fort Myers, Florida, builds shareholder value by developing and acquiring technology-differentiated solutions with extraordinary potential for profitable and sustainable growth. Innova is chartered to continue expanding its growing suite of technologies through acquisitions and organic growth.
About Robotics Workspace Technologies, Inc.
Robotic Workspace Technologies (RWT), Fort Myers, Florida, is a subsidiary of Innova Holdings, Inc. and a leading provider of open architecture, patent-protected, PC controls, software, and related products that improve the performance, applicability, and productivity of robots and other automated equipment. RWT holds three pioneer utility patents issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)and patents pending pertaining to the interface of a general use computer and the mobility of robots, regardless of specific applications. The first patent, 6,442,451 was issued in 2002. The second patent, 6,675,070, was issued in 2004. Patent number 6,922,611, issued in 2005. Its technology has been applied in industries ranging from agriculture to automotive, to medical and R&D. RWT is recognized internationally for its pioneering contributions to the robotics industry. Its founder, Mr. Walter Weisel, has been a driving force in the robot industry for the past 32 years, and is a recipient of the prestigious Joseph F. Engelberger Award recognizing his contributions to the advancement of robotics and automation.
Innova Robots, Inc.
Innova Robotics, Inc. Fort Myers, Florida, is a subsidiary of Innova Holdings, Inc. founded specifically to enable development of technologies, applications, and markets in the service robot international markets that include service robots for the military, space and undersea exploration, and homeland security. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Innova Holdings, Inc., Service Robots will leverage the patented products, technology, and robotics expertise of RWT, as well as strategic relationships with system integrators and third-party developers to earn a leadership position in this emerging industry.
RWT™, Universal Robot Controller™, URC™ RobotScript®, and TeachPoint File Creator™ are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Innova Holdings, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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