With extensive experience in executive management and engineering, Bob Podhrasky is a proven leader who has helped make Garrett Metal Detectors a dominant company in the metal detection industry. Podhrasky is responsible for directing the company’s strategic focus, daily operations as well as the research, development, manufacturing and field service support for the Company’s security, countermine, and sport-related products.
For more than 45 years, Podhrasky has risen through the corporate ranks while learning every aspect of the metal detection market. He has pioneered the development of metal detection technology from a five transistor format to its present digital signal processor circuit design. He has authored and contributed to more than 20 patents held by the Company.