WATERTOWN, Mass., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Doble Engineering Company is pleased to announce that industry veteran John Gagnon has joined Doble Engineering as Vice President of Global Sales. In his new position, Gagnon will lead Doble's worldwide sales and commercial teams, focusing on the company's global expansion and Doble's new and enhanced products and solutions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110728/NE43357LOGO ) Gagnon has over 20 years of experience in the utility and energy industries with an extensive background in global sales. He held senior leadership and sales positions at GE Energy's Meter and Test Equipment business units and most recently served as Senior Vice President of Utility Sales at Comverge. "Not only does John have exceptional leadership skills and extensive international sales experience, he has the utility, regulatory and Smart Grid knowledge that is critical in our evolving industry," said David B. Zabetakis, President, Doble Engineering Company. "John will be a driving force behind our growth worldwide as we continue to partner with our clients, providing them with the products and services they want now – and the solutions they'll need in the future." "It's an honor to be a part of the Doble Team and a world-class organization," said John Gagnon, Doble's Vice President of Global Sales. "Doble presents an exciting opportunity to build upon the tremendous knowledge and skill sets already in place today and to expand our global footprint through our international offices and new solution platforms." Founded in 1920, Doble Engineering Company works with clients around the world to help minimize risk and maximize the performance of their power systems. Doble has a reputation for excellence, earned through the expertise of its engineers and the quality of its products and services.