Brendan Reidy Joins XRS As President And Chief Operating Officer
New executive will focus on scalability and growth as XRS launches its new
MINNEAPOLIS, March 11, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --XRS Corporation, (formerly Xata
Corporation; NASDAQ: XRSC), today announced that Brendan Reidy is joining the
company effective today as its new president and chief operating officer.
Reidy is the former chairman and CEO of Clarus Systems in Redwood City, Calif.
Reidy will report to Jay Coughlan, XRS chairman and chief executive officer.
"Brendan joins us with a deep background as a leader of technology companies
and ventures," said Coughlan. "With the launch of our new XRS product, we need
to intensify our growth momentum, bring in the best talent possible and align
our organization to accomplish our vision for the most innovative and valuable
fleet management solution on the road."
As president and COO of XRS, Reidy will oversee development, product
management, information systems, quality assurance, customer support, supply
chain and human resources. "We will be asking Brendan to drive operational
improvement and to put in place processes and systems that will enable us to
achieve the scale of growth we both expect and need," Coughlan said.
Reidy has held executive-level positions at Qwest Communications/US West,
Litton Integrated Automation and Software Alliance Corp. In addition, he has
served as a director of several technology companies including eGistics,
Arantech, Evolving Systems and Greenbrier & Russel. In addition, he is a
venture partner at Trident Capital.
"I have had the opportunity to learn a lot about XRS the past year," Reidy
said. "The innovation they are bringing to the trucking market through their
mobile-based XRS product will make them an instant market leader. I'm
impressed with the caliber of the XRS team and I'm looking forward to helping
the company achieve its ambitious growth goals."
About XRS Corporation
XRS Corporation (formerly Xata Corporation) delivers fleet management and
compliance software solutions to the trucking industry to help maintain
regulatory compliance and reduce operating costs. XRS is leading the trucking
industry's migration to mobile devices for collecting and analyzing compliance
and management data. Its existing mobility-based products have no upfront
hardware costs and run on smartphones, tablets and rugged handhelds. XRS has
sales and distribution partnerships with the major wireless carriers
supporting the U.S. and Canadian trucking industries. Through our mobile
products, fleet managers, dispatchers and drivers collect, sort, view and
analyze data to help lower costs, increase safety, attain compliance with
governmental regulations, and improve customer satisfaction – all through
their mobile devices. For more information, visitwww.xrscorp.comor call
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