July 8, 2008
ILS Technology Appoints Fred Yentz New CEO
ILS Technology LLC, an industry leader in enabling intelligence through connectivity, has named Fred Yentz as its chief executive officer (CEO), effective July 1. Mr. Yentz, previously ILS Technology's senior vice president and chief operating officer, will succeed Joe Cestari, who has stepped down.
Mr. Yentz has more than twenty years of experience in the technology industry, including management positions at companies such as RadiSys Corp. and IBM.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), Electronics Industry Alliance (EIA), National Science and Technology Education Program (NSTEP), and is chairman of the Industry Advisory Board for Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering.
"Joe's leadership, vision and experience were key drivers of the growth of ILS Technology's business, and has positioned the company for long-term strategic success," said Fred Yentz, CEO of ILS Technology. "I look forward to building on this success to further expand our businesses and strategic partnerships. Our goal is to enable customers to improve their operations and bottom line profitability through intelligent connectivity."
Outgoing CEO Joe Cestari will continue with ILS Technology in an advisory manner as a charter member of the company's advisory board.
About ILS Technology
ILS Technology, LLC, provides software technology and services that change the way companies share information - within their own operations and their end-to-end supply chain. The company's solutions, including software as a service, enable secure and collaborative connections between intelligent devices in production environments, across enterprises and between businesses. Offering broad applicability in a wide array of industries, ILS Technology's offerings have been field-proven in markets where the protection of intellectual property is crucial and the ability to share information from any point around the world in real time is paramount. Solutions developed by ILS Technology adhere to demanding industry standards and are adaptable to virtually any technology platform regardless of vendor. For more information, visit http://www.ilstechnology.com.
ILS Technology is a wholly owned subsidiary of Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (http://www.pkoh.com), a leading provider of supply chain logistics services and a manufacturer of highly engineered products for industrial original equipment manufacturers.