OleumTech Hires Robert Ward as It Expands Its Business Development and Sales Team

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 24, 2013) -   OleumTech Corporation, the industry leader in wireless automation, is pleased to announce the hiring of Robert Ward, who will be joining the OleumTech team as Vice President of International Business Development, based in Houston.

Robert will be responsible for all aspects of business development, including operations, strategic planning, and delivering OleumTech solutions outside of North America. He will focus on evaluating and capturing large market opportunities.

With over 25 years of experience with telemetry, electronic flow measurement, and field instrumentation and he will contribute valuable project and account management expertise to the OleumTech team. Robert joins OleumTech from Schneider Electric, where he was Director of Upstream Oil & Gas Business Development, holding the position for 13 years. Among his many responsibilities, he was a driving force behind the institution of innovative sales initiatives and expanded them throughout the customer base. Prior to Schneider, he held senior positions at Control Microsystems and ABB Automation, where he was focused on channel management and product adaptation.

"Adding Robert to the OleumTech team further strengthens our ability to expand our presence in the growing and competitive international market. OleumTech has enjoyed great success in the North American markets and with this hire, we look forward to Ward's leadership, insight and strong business development skills as we capitalize on those opportunities, and enjoying even greater success in the international marketplace", said Colin Lippincott, VP of Sales.

Robert has a degree in Instrumentation and Process Controls Design at Texas State Technical College, and is working to complete MBA Certificate at Wharton School of Business. His publications include several papers at Well Test Automations, Production Automation and SCADA based Leak Detection Systems.

About OleumTech
OleumTech Corporation is a leading manufacturer of industrial automation systems that represents the new paradigm of remote monitoring and control for industries such as Oil & Gas, Refining, Petro-Chemical, Utilities and Water/Wastewater. The patented WIO® System eliminates costs associated with running cables and digging trenches with the use of its wireless tank monitoring (using liquid level sensor), wellhead monitoring and peer-to-peer oilfield automation solutions. Forming the foundation of a highly scalable, peer-to-peer wireless infrastructure, the WIO System enables "last mile" connectivity in any wireless SCADA and telemetry application.

Contact Information:

Marketing and Sales
OleumTech Corporation
23 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618
Toll-free: 866.508.8586
Phone: 949.305.9009
Fax: 949.305.9010