PDi Communication Systems Expands Management Team

Leading maker of healthcare entertainment solutions adds 3

PDi Communication Systems, a privately held leader in advanced entertainment solutions for the healthcare market, has made three additions to the their management team: Kim Bacovin, Director of Human Resources; Tobi White, Director of Supply Chain; and David Gifford, Quality Manager. All three are members of the company’s executive leadership team, reporting directly to PDi President/CEO Lou Vilardo.

pdi-logoKim Bacovin was previously Director of Human Resources at Peter Cremer North America, and Human Resource Regional Manager at Otterbein Retirement Living Communities. Tobi White joins PDi after serving as Production Control and Logistics Manager at Mahle, and having served in numerous logistics capacities for Delphi for nearly two decades. David Gifford brings three decades of experience in electrical quality management, including extended stints with Gayston, GM and Ford.

“Our products enhance a patient’s hospital or healthcare experience—and the addition of employees the caliber of Kim, David and Tobi reflect our company’s commitment to quality and excellence,” states Lou Vilardo, PDi Communication Systems’ president/CEO. “They will lead our team-based workforce in building upon our world class capabilities, enabling PDi to extend its reach and impact more people.”

PDi Communications Systems enlisted the assistance of talent strategy firm Centennial in filling the three leadership roles. “When a company has a unique niche like PDi, leadership needs are very specific,” states Julie Warden, Centennial’s Director of Client Services.  “Our 4C process of aligning candidate competency with company culture and chemistry helped us sift through the talent to identify the leaders who could quickly grasp the organization’s mission and apply their knowledge to enhance it. Kim, Tobi, and David are great additions to an already great team.”

PDi Communication Systems is America’s oldest and largest TV design and manufacturing company. For over 35 years, PDi has been a leader in serving healthcare providers with products to fit the demanding and evolving needs of the healthcare market.  By designing and building versatile, healthcare-grade displays, PDi is upgrading entertainment technology so patients feel well cared for. PDi’s arm-mounted TVs, Android-based modules, swing arms, mounts, and power supplies are engineered for innovation, highly customizable, and are built to last. PDi is a privately held, family company that takes pride in the high-quality standard of the products it makes. As an ISO certified manufacturer headquartered in Springboro, OH. PDi is focused on consistent quality and continuous improvement.

Since 1975 Centennial has connected business leaders with the best talent and resources to improve their businesses, careers and personal lives. Organizations and leaders trust Centennial to deliver solution-focused services and results. Centennial assists client companies who are experiencing change and growth to hire the best executive leadership, yielding healthier organizations.

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