Mike Elia joins Board, retires from company
TOLLAND, CT, May 5, 2017 – Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, today announced, as part of a succession plan, the appointment of a new CEO, Mohit Uberoi, to succeed retiring Mike Elia effective Friday, May 5. Elia will join Gerber Technology’s Board of Directors continuing to provide leadership and on going counsel.
“We thank Mike for his vision and the success he has brought to Gerber,” said Eric Baroyan, AIP Partner. “Mohit will be a great addition to the Gerber management team and will carry out the strategic vision set in place when AIP acquired Gerber.”
“I am inspired to join a company that has a long standing history of innovation dating back to its founder, Joseph Gerber. Joining an industry leading company, that is financially strong with innovative product roadmaps driven by customer insight, is truly a blessing,” said Mohit Uberoi. “My vision for Gerber is to continue to help customers Embrace Their Digital Reality with products that accelerate speed to market.”
Prior to joining Gerber, Mohit has served as president and CEO of Goss International and B&W MEGTEC. He has a proven track record of guiding companies to achieve their strategic initiatives, driving technology solutions, building great management teams, and creating value for all stakeholders. Mohit has also worked in research and new business development for W.R. Grace & Co., a diversified industrial conglomerate. Mohit earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology before moving to the US to pursue his doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of Arizona.
About Gerber Technology
Gerber Technology delivers industry-leading software and automation solutions that help apparel and industrial customers improve their manufacturing and design processes and more effectively manage and connect the supply chain, from product development and production to retail and the end customer. Gerber serves 78,000 customers in 130 countries, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies in apparel & accessories, home and leisure, transportation, packaging and sign & graphics. The company develops and manufactures its products from various locations in the United States and Canada and has additional manufacturing capabilities in China.
Based in Connecticut in the USA, Gerber Technology is owned by AIP, a New York based, global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector and has more than $3.0 billion assets under management.