Paul Saunders has joined E-Z-GO as vice president, information technology. Saunders will also serve as vice president, information technology, for Greenlee, also a Textron company.
Paul Saunders joins E-Z-GO as VP, Info Technology
Paul Saunders has joined E-Z-GO, a Textron (NYSE:TXT) company, as vice president, information technology. Saunders will also serve as vice president, information technology, for Greenlee, also a Textron company. Saunders, who will be based in Augusta, formerly worked at Textron Information Services, a centralized IT service provider for all Textron companies, including Cessna, Bell Helicopter, E-Z-GO, Jacobsen, Greenlee, Kautex and Textron Systems. Saunders served in a number of leadership positions at TIS, most recently as director, service delivery. In that role, Saunders was responsible for IT services integral to Textron operations, including the company’s e-mail and mobile systems, server infrastructure, storage and backup. Saunders holds a bachelor’s degree from Middlesex University in London and a master’s degree in computer information systems from the University of Phoenix. He also completed the Textron Executive Leadership Program at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. At E-Z-GO, Saunders will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s IT infrastructure, including hardware and software selection and deployment, network management, transactional and operational systems, telecommunications, and the state-of-the-art manufacturing execution system that drives production of E-Z-GO’s revolutionary RXV vehicle platform. “During his career, Paul has demonstrated considerable management skill, strategic vision, a relentless focus on the customer, and an aptitude for managing change,” said Kevin Holleran, president of E-Z-GO. “Paul’s vision and leadership will be invaluable as E-Z-GO adopts new technologies and processes to allow us to meet our customers’ needs more quickly, efficiently and effectively.” “I am excited to join E-Z-GO and lead its IT efforts as the company continues its Lean journey,” Saunders said. “We will continue to identify, implement and use technologies that allow us to operate more efficiently, and most importantly, exceed our customers’ expectations.” For more information about E-Z-GO and its complete line of golf and light-transportation vehicles, visit www.ezgo.com.