Leadership Change Announced at Polhemus - Skip Rodgers Takes the Helm
Posted: January 03, 2012
COLCHESTER, VT (January 3, 2012) --- Polhemus owners, Al Rodgers and Ken Jedrzejewski, announced a leadership change at Polhemus. The high-tech motion tracking company confirmed that Skip Rodgers will take the helm as President of Polhemus — effective January 3, 2012. In addition, Francine Roy will take over as Chief Financial Officer at the company.
Most recently, Skip has focused on leading the company’s military market efforts, serving Polhemus as Vice President of Programs. He has been the primary liaison with the US Military for the last five years, securing several significant contracts. In his new role as President, he plans to continue his involvement in select critical areas within the military market, while continuing to lead the company’s growth in the commercial, medical, and research areas. Francine Roy has been with Polhemus as Finance Manager for many years and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new position.
Al Rodgers, who will stay on as Chief Executive Officer, and Ken Jedrzejewski who will remain as Corporate Vice President issued a joint statement, “We are proud of the work we have done in leading Polhemus to where it is today…We’re confident that we have put a strong leadership team in place and positioned Polhemus to continue to do great things; the best years for Polhemus are still ahead. We have seen the company through many transitions in its 40+ year span. As a privately held company, Polhemus has an edge in the industry, enabling the company to innovate more freely, be more adaptable, meet the demands of customers and respond rapidly to market changes.”
Headquartered in Colchester, Vermont, Polhemus is the premier motion measurement technology company. They have been helping customers break new ground with best-in-class 6 Degree-Of-Freedom electromagnetic tracking systems for over 40 years. Polhemus products are widely used in such areas as medical applications, university research, military training and simulation, military aircraft, computer-aided design, virtual reality, and high-tech entertainment.
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