Henry Popplewell Promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager of SkyBitz
Posted on August 21, 2012
New Appointment to Help Drive Continued Company Growth and Enhance Customer Relationships
HERNDON, Va. – August 21, 2012 – SkyBitz®, the leading remote asset tracking and information management solutions provider, today announced Henry Popplewell has been promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager (GM) of SkyBitz.
Popplewell joined SkyBitz in 2009 as the Senior Vice President of Sales. As Senior Vice President and GM, Popplewell is expanding his current responsibilities in sales to include overseeing the company’s customer care and overall operational management. The promotion comes after the announcement that SkyBitz was acquired by Telular Corporation and brings the SkyBitz organizational structure in line with the same model as its other business units, Telguard and TankLink.
“Henry’s leadership will be instrumental as we continue to build upon our successful growth in wireless remote asset management, as well as help maintain strong relationships with our customers and partners in the industry,” said Telular President and CEO Joseph Beatty. “Henry brings deep experience and proven success in the transportation and M2M industries. I am pleased to have his committed leadership in place to oversee our continued growth and innovation with SkyBitz.”
Popplewell has more than 20 years executive sales experience and a proven track record of driving revenue growth and improving customer loyalty. Popplewell was most recently at SkyTel where he oversaw sales and distribution. He has successful sales and operations experience in high growth technology startups and Fortune 250 corporations across multiple industries including: wireless telecommunications, logistics/ supply chain, transportation, software as a service (SaaS), and e-commerce. In his role as the Vice-President of National Sales at Nextel, Popplewell conceived and built the first vertical industry sales model in wireless communications. He is a recognized expert in mobile technologies with a focus on GPS/tracking and resource management (MRM) applications. Prior to his tenure at Nextel, Popplewell spent over 20 years with Ryder Systems Inc., most recently as Vice President of National Sales.
About SkyBitz, Inc.
SkyBitz, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telular Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLS), is a leader in global remote asset management solutions, providing real-time information on the location and status of assets. More than 800 enterprises rely on SkyBitz technology to achieve total asset visibility, improved security, lower operating and capital expenses, and enhanced customer service. SkyBitz delivers its solution via SkyBitz Insight, a secure web-based application that is fully customizable, requiring no software downloads. For additional information, visit www.skybitz.com