Brings 35 years of proven success in logistics, supply chain management, operations, and customer service to Sky-Trax
New Castle, Delaware, June 16, 2009 - Sky-Trax Inc. (Sky-Trax) is pleased to announce the appointment of William Conley Jr. to the company’s executive leadership team. As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Conley will serve as Chairman of the Board and will provide executive leadership, general management, and strategic direction for the Company.
“This is an exciting time for Sky-Trax,” says Mr. Conley, “which means a wonderful and challenging opportunity for me. Sky-Trax has a great foundation and unique technology. I look forward to providing strategic direction that will build further credibility in the marketplace and grow the business to new levels.”
Mr. Conley joins Sky-Trax with more than 35 years of supply chain logistics experience, extensive managerial experience with both large-scale and growth-oriented operations, and strong relationships with key players in the supply chain industry. He most-recently served as President for ATC Logistics and Electronics, a $360 million division of ATC Technology Corporation, where over a six-year period he was responsible for the overall leadership, management, and strategic vision for value-added logistics and supply chain services for high value, high velocity, and serialized products from post-manufacturing to end-of-life.
Prior to ATC, Mr. Conley was Vice President- General Manager of FedEx Supply Chain Services-Europe, Middle East, and Africa, with responsibilities for value-added logistics and supply chain services, including e-fulfillment for Federal Express Corporation. During his 24 years at FedEx, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President, Logistics and Electronic Commerce- Asia Pacific; Managing Director, Air Freight Systems; Managing Director, System Control; and Managing Director, National Accounts. He has also served as an independent consultant for the Bondurant Group, helping companies with strategic development and business growth.
“Bill Conley is exactly the leader that Sky-Trax needs at this exciting stage of company growth,” says Larry Mahan, Sky-Trax President and COO. “Bill is well-known throughout the logistics industry for his market expertise and for an impressive record of international achievement and success throughout his career. We feel confident that Bill’s proven vision, leadership, and industry relationships will propel Sky-Trax through our next stage development and growth.”
Mr. Conley holds a BS in Aeronautics from Parks College of Aeronautical Technology of St. Louis University and Board Director Certification from the Anderson School of Management, UCLA. A firm believer in continuous education, he has taken executive development courses at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, PA and post-graduate courses at DePaul University, Chicago, IL. He also has served and continues to serve on non-profit, civic, and corporate boards.
About Sky-Trax Inc.
Sky-Trax is the inventor and commercial provider of Optical Real-Time Location Systems for tracking goods, vehicles and guiding autonomous vehicles in any size facility. Sky-Trax revolutionary location tracking and automatic data collection systems are designed for indoor industrial vehicles; primarily in warehouses. Applications employing Sky-Trax Optical RTLS are economical and practical to deploy, allowing warehouse professionals to substantially increase safety and improve warehouse efficiency. The results are fewer safety incidents, much lower operating costs, improved inventory accuracy, and greater throughput. For more information, please visit www.Sky-Trax.com.