|[February 14, 2013]
Savi Technology Announces New, Expanded Roles for Key Executives
ALEXANDRIA, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Savi Technology today announced a series of executive promotions - four
vice presidents - reflective of the company's commitment to build and
maintain a strong and dynamic management team. The executives promoted
to vice president are Jay Birch, James Costello, Rosemary Johnston and
Rosemary Johnston, Vice President, Business Operations, Savi Technology (Photo: Business Wire)
"These four individuals have excelled in absolutely critical roles at
Savi and in our transition to a newly independent company," said Bill
Clark, CEO, Savi Technology. "Jay, Jim, Rosemary and Mitch have all
demonstrated what real leadership means, and each has a critical role
delivering Savi's sensor-based analytic solutions to customers, partners
and the market. Their addition to the management team is the first in a
series of steps we're taking to propel Savi's growth and success."
The executives promoted to vice president now hold these titles and
Jay Birch, Vice President, Software Engineering.
Previously Director of Softare Engineering and Services, Birch will
continue to lead Savi's technical design team through product concept,
development, testing, and delivery of wireless products and asset
tracking software solutions. Birch led the development of Savi Mobile
Tracking System, Savi's first in-transit cargo security system that has
resulted in a massive reduction in theft of transported materials in
third world countries.
James Costello, Vice President and General Counsel.
Previously senior counsel, Costello will continue to lead legal affairs
for Savi. Costello played a key role in Savi's recent divestiture and is
instrumental in protecting Savi's more than 40 patents. Recently this
activity has expanded to include developing a more comprehensive
partnership and licensing model.
Rosemary Johnston, Vice President, Business Operations.
Previously, Senior Director - Business Operations, Systems & Governance,
Johnston will oversee operations, sales operations, systems support and
governance assistance for Savi Technology. Rosemary holds certification
from Defense Acquisition University in Product Lifecycle Management,
Acquisition Professional Development and Logistics Management
Professional Development as well as a Master Certificate in Applied
Project Management from Villanova University and a Master Certificate in
Business Development from MBDi.
Mitch Miller, Vice President, Professional Services.
Previously Director, Americas Programs, Miller leads the Savi
Professional Services organization. In this role Miller is responsible
for providing technical Pre-Sales support to the America's Sales
organization as well as the implementation and on-site support of Savi
Savi Technology is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with primary
operations in Lexington, KY and satellite locations around the world.
Savi Technology has been at the forefront of innovation in logistics and
supply chain for more than 23 years. Dynamic, adaptive enterprises
including Bell Helicopter, Coles, NATO, Australian Defense Force, US
Army Joint Munitions Command and many others rely on Savi's sensor-based
solutions to streamline operations and improve enterprise
decision-making. Savi has more than 40 issued patents and is an active
participant in several industry standards bodies including ISO 18000-7.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Photographs of each executive are available on request.
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