American Innovations Brings George Galaz on as VP of Sales and Marketing

AUSTIN, TX— George Galaz has joined American Innovations (AI) as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at its headquarters in North Austin. He brings 20 years of domestic and international sales and marketing experience to his new role on the leadership team at AI.

Galaz has lead sales and marketing teams for companies including Brush Turbo-Generators, Intech Process Automation, Siemens and Telvent (Schneider Electric). In his role at AI, he will be directly responsible for helping drive the company’s growth in the marketplace and strengthening relationships with clients, while adjusting sales and marketing strategies to exceed customers’ needs, ensuring they have a seamless experience with the company’s products and services.

“American Innovations is thrilled with the addition of George to the company’s leadership team,” says AI President Ed Kruft. “He shares the AI core value of service and is a strong customer advocate. George brings a unique blend of sales and marketing expertise in the oil and gas market in the United States, Canada and South America. As we continue to execute on our vision and refine our growth strategies, we look forward to the contributions that George and his passion for excellence will bring to AI.”

Galaz is a Canadian citizen born in Chile, and is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. He has conducted business in more than 20 countries. “These are exciting times for American Innovations. We enjoy a strong reputation in the marketplace as the leaders in integrity management services and corrosion monitoring technology,” says Galaz. “I am excited to join a company with such solid values, culture and progressive leadership, as well as an outstanding group of professionals committed to delivering distinctive value to our clients. I look forward to creatively contributing to the growth of our company and to the success of our customers.”

Galaz is recognized in the industry for relentlessly servicing clients and for his ability to build high-performance teams. He is a seasoned leader in selling capital equipment, software and services in the oil and gas and power generation industries. He has a background in Computer Science, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence and holds an MBA from the Haskayne School of Business in Canada.

American Innovations protects people and the environment by helping customers safely and efficiently manage the world's energy infrastructure. Our award-winning hardware, software and services transform the way companies collect, analyze and report compliance information. Used by virtually every oil and gas transmission pipeline company in North America, AI's innovative and reliable products include: Bullhorn® Remote Monitors, MicroMax® Instruments, the Allegro™ Field Data Collection PC, Concentric™ Data Analysis Platform, PCS™ Compliance software, RIPL risk modeling software, and accessories critical to maintaining pipeline compliance. AI’s professional services include risk analysis, HCA analysis, data conversion and migration, training, hardware installation and calibration, midstream and gas distribution GIS and regulatory compliance consulting. For more information please contact Leslie Lyon-House.