Group CBS Announces Hire of Former Yahoo Executive as President of Astro Controls, Inc. at PowerTest 2014

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Roumillat brings more than three decades of experience leading operational and IT departments for world-class corporations to Astro Controls, Inc.

Randy Roumillat Appointed New President of Astro Controls

Group CBS, Inc. (, with interests in electrical supply, field service, and engineering companies across North America, is pleased to introduce Randall “Randy” Roumillat as the new president of Astro Controls, Inc. (; Irving, Texas), during the 2014 PowerTest Conference, the premier electrical maintenance and safety event. Astro Controls Inc. is a Group CBS company that specializes in circuit breaker and motor control electrical equipment.

With more than three decades of experience leading operational and IT departments for world-class corporations — including Yahoo, Capital One, Fidelity Investments, First Data Corp., and FMC Corp. — Roumillat has demonstrated an unwavering ability to achieve results through both customer focus and the delivery of innovative, cost-effective, and reliable technology solutions.

For example, in his most recent position as CIO of Internal Systems with Yahoo, he revamped the company’s internal systems, formulating a strategy to upgrade HR systems and customer advocacy. He also improved the overall internal IT infrastructure to include video, mobile, and desktop.

“Randy is the ideal choice to take the reins of Astro Controls and provide technical and operational counsel to Group CBS. He is a big-company, big-systems guy who will drive our evolution, not only as a circuit breaker powerhouse but as an information powerhouse as well,” said Bill Schofield, president of Circuit Breaker Sales Company, Inc. and vice president of business development for Group CBS, Inc. “We are confident that, by focusing on systems and data, he will take us to the next level.”

Roumillat is a native of Texas, private pilot, and veteran of the U.S. military’s special operations forces.

About Astro Controls, Inc.
With facilities in Irving, Texas, Astro Controls specializes in the sales and service of new and professionally reconditioned molded case circuit breakers, insulated case circuit breakers, and motor controls. For more information, visit or call 972-153-1577.

About Group CBS, Inc.
Headquartered in Addison, Texas, Group CBS has affiliated companies throughout the U.S. and in the U.K. that provide premier products and unparalleled capabilities and services to the industrial, utility, electrical distribution, and repair markets. For more information, visit or call 972-250-2500.

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