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Oniqua Intelligent MRO Appoints New EVP of Operations
Former IHS executive Sean Waite brings extensive leadership experience in the energy sector, data management and analytics to Oniqua executive management team
DENVER – June 10, 2015 – Oniqua Intelligent MRO, the leader in MRO materials management optimization for asset-intensive industries, today announced it has appointed Sean Waite as executive vice president, operations. Waite will provide leadership to the Oniqua operations group, which includes sales, consulting, strategic account management and cloud operations.
“We’re very fortunate to have Sean join Oniqua and lead our newly-formed global operations group,” stated Andy Hill, cofounder and CEO, Oniqua Intelligent MRO. “His well-rounded blend of management, sales, consulting, operations and industry experience will strengthen our internal processes, improve operational efficiencies and greatly enhance our ability to help asset-intensive companies reduce MRO-related costs, eradicate waste and maximize service levels.”
Waite brings over 20 years of international experience to Oniqua, which includes leading worldwide sales organizations and product management teams; designing and implementing global operations models; commercializing international software products and building high-performance global teams.
Prior to Oniqua, Waite held the position of vice president, global sales for Energy Software at IHS Inc. – a leading provider of information and analysis to support decision-making processes. In this role, Waite successfully coordinated the group’s global sales strategy, ensured alignment with its commercial product strategy and implemented best practices across regional teams. Waite was also the recipient of the 2013 IHS Leadership Award.
“I’m excited about the opportunity to contribute to the success of Oniqua and further enhance its leadership position in the MRO materials management and optimization space,” stated Waite. “I look forward to driving global sales performance; helping Oniqua achieve continuous improvement in service quality through innovation and improvement; and spearheading the development and implementation of effective growth strategies and initiatives.”
Waite, who holds an M.B.A. from Queen’s University and a B.A. from the University of Victoria, continues his passion for education by serving as an MBA advisor with the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA Program.