Fusion UV Systems Inc. has announced the promotion of Jim Elliott to vice president, Operations. Elliott has over 17 years of manufacturing experience, including the last ten years with Fusion UV where he has had increasing responsibilities overseeing manufacturing operations. David Harbourne, president of Fusion UV, noted, "Jim has proven to be a key driver of manufacturing improvements, and we welcome him to Fusion UV's management team, especially with his global experience." Elliott's experience includes both high- and low- volume manufacturing environments, two years of operations and TQM consulting, and four months in Japan studying Japanese Quality Control techniques. Elliott was born and raised in France and lived fourteen years in Wiesbaden, Germany. He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA with concentrations in Total Quality Management (TQM) and Operations Management, both from Texas Tech University.