Catalyst Acoustics Group (CAG), the parent company of an elite group of acoustic, seismic, vibration and noise control companies currently including Fräsch, IAC Acoustics, Kinetics Noise Control, Lamvin, Noise Barriers and Sound Seal, is pleased to announce that Laura Drummond has been named president, Catalyst Acoustics Group Midwest Operations. Drummond will be responsible for all aspects of CAG’s businesses based out of Illinois, including manufacturing operations and leadership of two CAG brands: IAC Acoustics and Noise Barriers.
Throughout her career, Drummond has demonstrated a solid track record of growth and leadership in positions with increasing responsibility across operations, sales and marketing, business development and general management. Most recently, she served as the Business Unit Manager – PNA Construction Technologies at Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing company, and previously held notable positions with The Chamberlain Group and Great American Group.
Drummond has repeatedly demonstrated her ability to be a collaborative leader who clearly understands how to motivate varying groups with different and sometimes competing functions to drive results. Skilled in both leading manufacturing and commercial operations of an organization, Laura is highly versatile and competent in overall business acumen.
“There is no doubt that Laura possesses the grit and determination to lead the exceptional teams at Catalyst Acoustics Group,” shares Joe Lupone, CEO of Catalyst Acoustics Group. “We believe her proven track record, strong leadership and diverse set of professional experiences will serve her well in her new position, while her perseverance and drive will help strengthen channel partnerships, achieve scale for the company and expand our presence into new markets.”
Drummond joins Catalyst Acoustics Group possessing more than 20 years of relevant, professional experience and degrees from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Elmhurst University and MacCormac College. In her free time, she mentors and motivates, holding volunteer positions with the David Speer Academy, ITW Women’s Network, the United Way and Habitat for Humanity, among others.