Kutell, Stokes, Metzger Headline Changes at QMotion Advanced Shading Systems October 24th, 2013

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 24, 2013) -- Several company-wide changes in personnel are underway as QMotion Advanced Shading Systems continues multiple new initiatives in the automated window covering industry.

Ben Kutell is director of Strategic Programs, a newly created post that includes product management, training, trade shows and strategic programs. Kutell, who joined QMotion in 2011 to oversee marketing, has an MBA from Tulane University and 15 years industry experience. Among those on Kutell's team are Cory Hogue, Matt Uhl and another person to be added soon.

Preston Stokes, a 2010 graduate of the University of West Florida, becomes QMotion's logistics and inventory specialist, bringing experience that will improve shipping times and efficiencies. Stokes, who recently worked with a large logistics company in the Charlotte, N.C. area, will be returning home to Pensacola. He also will help QMotion with inventory control, inbound material inspection and international orders.

Cassie Metzger heads the newly designated Brand Development Department that will ensure brand consistency, public relations strategies, website content and QMotion's brand and reputation. Metzger, a graduate of Miami University of Ohio, has more than 20 years marketing experience, including consulting for distributors/dealers and internet start-ups. Most recently, she was senior director of marketing for a global company. A native of Louisville, Ohio, Metzger will be relocating to Pensacola, Fla. managing a team that includes Kevin Holcombe and Lauren Hayward.

QMotion, based at Ellyson Industrial Park in Pensacola, manufactures automated window shades that require no wiring and function quietly on a patented, long-lasting battery system.