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OLDI Names Jeff Besola President, Focuses on New Markets and Growth
Knoxville, TN, November 6, 2012 - Online Development Inc. (OLDI) has named Jeff Besola President. Ron Monday will continue as Chief Executive Officer.
To address growth opportunities in new markets, Mark Knebusch is named VP of Marketing reporting to Jeff.
“Mark will lead a new effort to identify new private label and OLDI brand opportunities and leverage his background in industrial marketing with Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) and OEMs” said Jeff Besola.
Todd Parker, CFO, now has responsibility for Operations and IT in addition to Finance.
“These changes refocus our efforts and position OLDI for growth in our core and new businesses.” said Ron Monday.
Jeff Besola joined OLDI in early 2012 as Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing. His background includes senior sales and marketing roles at Emerson Electric. Todd Parker joined the management team in June as CFO after key Finance and IT roles at Emerson Electric. Mark Knebusch joined OLDI in 2008 as VP of Business Development after leading industrial segment marketing at Flextronics.
OLDI (www.oldi.com) is a leading Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) with a portfolio of hardware and software products that spans three decades and covers many industrial market segments. The company differentiates itself through in-depth knowledge of industrial computing and communications technologies. Whether to get to market quickly with new technology or to offload your development team of legacy development, OLDI can improve your time-to-market while minimizing supply chain risk with its global manufacturing base.
ABOUT ONLINE DEVELOPMENT INC.
Online Development Inc. (OLDI) designs and manufactures factory automation products to help manufacturers simplify data transaction, control and communications tasks. Products include Appliance Transaction Modules (ATM) for both enterprise- and controller-level data exchange. Enterprise Appliance Transaction Modules (eATMs) simplify and manage the exchange of data between general-purpose computer systems at the plant and enterprise level with factory floor controllers. Controller Appliance Transaction Modules (cATMs) enable connectivity to many brands and types of PLCs/PACs and DCS.
OLDI also has a line of open control products to enable the development of special applications in PLC/PAC chassis and standalone versions.
In addition to these products, Online Development designs and manufactures a variety of controller modules for leading factory automation companies such as Allen-Bradley and ProSoft Technology. It is a Allen-Bradley Global Encompass Partner, a member of Control Systems Integrators Association, ODVA, and participates in partner programs from IBM, Microsoft and Oracle.
Founded in 1989, Online Development is headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee and also has offices in Barcelona, Spain.
Online Development Inc.
Headquarters Address: 7209 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920
Main Telephone: 800-625-8678