Vocollect Names Mike Wills Vice President of Sales - Americas
PITTSBURGH (15 April 2010) – Vocollect, Inc., the world leader in voice-centric solutions for mobile workers, today announced the appointment of Mike Wills to the role of vice president of sales – Americas for Vocollect Supply Chain Solutions. In this capacity, Wills will have responsibility for all channel and direct sales efforts across the United States, Canada and Latin America.
In making the announcement, Joe Pajer, chief operating officer and president of Supply Chain Solutions at Vocollect, Inc., said, “We are very excited to welcome Mike to our team as we continue to expand our leadership in the Americas. We are growing our presence across vertical industries, expanding to new workflows in the warehouse, and reaching below Tier 1 distribution centers and warehouses where there is a burgeoning market for voice solutions. Customers are realizing that Vocollect Voice solutions address their business challenges. Mike’s vast experience in general management, sales and professional services is going to help us help our customers – both existing and new ones – to achieve the benefits of voice as quickly and seamlessly as possible,” he said.
Wills was a senior executive with Intermec from 2000 to 2009. During his tenure there, the company grew from a declining revenue stream to $920 million in sales with a market capitalization of $1.8 billion. Wills’ last position was as senior vice president of Global Sales and Services. Prior to joining Intermec, Wills was the vice president and general manager of the Bar Code Solutions division at Monarch Marking Systems. Wills started his career with Motorola, where he became the director of Systems Technology, Land Mobile Products Sector, with responsibility for the design, sale and successful deployment of privately owned wireless infrastructure systems within North America.
“I am excited to join an organization with world-class voice solutions that help supply chain organizations achieve strong business results,” said Wills. “Vocollect’s solutions are known the world over for being best-in-class, and yet we have only scratched the surface in overall business potential. I am looking forward to continuing the success story of Vocollect in the Americas – working with our sales and service teams and the best partner infrastructure in the world, to achieve even higher levels of performance for our customers, our partners and Vocollect,” Wills said.
Wills holds a master’s degree in business administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Taylor University. He also has achieved inventor status, holding an RFID technology patent. He has been on the board of directors of the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business, Center for Services Leadership since 2004, and is also on the board of the Auto Identification Manufacturers’ global association.
Vocollect, Inc. is the number one provider of voice-centric solutions for mobile workers worldwide, helping customers achieve a higher level of business performance through voice. Every day Vocollect enables over 250,000 workers worldwide to distribute more than $2 billion dollars’ worth of goods from distribution centers and warehouses to customer locations. A global team of over 2,000 supply chain reseller and channel partner experts supports Vocollect Voice offerings in 55 countries and in 26 languages. Vocollect’s VoiceWorld Suite integrates with all major WMS and ERP systems, including SAP, and supports the industry’s leading mobile computing devices. For more information, visit www.vocollect.com.
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