PLANO, TEXAS (Dec. 13, 2017) – Altair Global is pleased to announce that Jim Edwards has been named senior vice president, global supplier partnerships and Ryan Agee has been named vice president, open innovation – a newly-created role at Altair Global.
Edwards assumes responsibility for all global supplier management after serving as senior vice president, move management, for two years. Edwards has been in the relocation industry since 1992 and has held similar roles in previous positions.
Agee, in this new role, will be responsible for leveraging Altair’s innovative culture, diversifying revenue streams and creating competitive differentiators. Agee joined Altair’s global headquarters and central region service center in 2000, and has served in a variety of roles within the company during his 17-year tenure.
President and Chief Operating Officer, Kathryn Cassidy, said, “Jim was the natural choice to take on this expanded role. His vast experience in supply chain management and 25 years in the mobility industry ensures our continued success. Additionally, we are immensely excited to add the Open Innovation position to our leadership team – Ryan’s background in operations, finance and supplier partnerships combined with his client interaction give him the unique experience required for this position.”
Both Edwards and Agee are located at Altair Global’s central region service center and global headquarters in Plano, Texas. Both positions will continue to report directly to Cassidy.