Herndon Products announces the appointment of Amy Sawvell as its new Chief Information Officer (CIO). Sawvell of O'Fallon, MO has more than13 years of in-depth experience managing large cross-functional information technology (IT) and business projects.
As Herndon Products' new CIO, Sawvell will provide vision and leadership in the development and implementation of the company's IT programs. Herndon Products has achieved significant growth in its 10 years due to its innovative use of technology, which includes: integrated logistics, inventory management, warehouse management, RFID inventory identification, just-in-time delivery and other value-added customer services.
"I believe this position at Herndon is a great fit for me with my background in both IT and business strategy. The entrepreneurial spirit and growth aspects of Herndon's business model match my personal direction and upbeat drive for continued success. I am excited to tackle any new challenges, while meeting the business objectives that Herndon has set forth," said Sawvell.
Prior to Herndon, Sawvell worked over six years for Save-A-Lot Food Stores in Earth City, MO involved in both the IT department as an IT project manager, and within the business strategic area. As a business team member, her responsibilities included business growth, business transformation, and business strategic initiative responsibilities. She also worked for eight years for Pella Corporation headquartered in Pella, IA working her way from IT Financial Specialist, Entry Systems IT Manager, and ending her career with Pella as an Advanced Materials Divisional IT Manager.
Sawvell has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Northern Iowa and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Bellevue. She also has a Project Management Certification from the Project Management Institute.
“Amy brings a demonstrated track record of success, strategic thinking, and innovation to Herndon," says Scott Herndon, President and CEO. "Her project management background and experience along with her deep information technology expertise gives her a unique perspective that will add value to the business."
About Herndon Products, Inc. (HPI)
Herndon Products supplies high quality products and services to the aerospace and defense industries. Since inception, HPI has been the premier provider of supply chain solutions to the US Government, domestic and international companies. Herndon Products is an ISO 9001:2008, AS9120 Rev A and AC 00-56A certified company based in O’Fallon, Missouri, with a mission to provide the best integrated supply chain management solutions for assembly components to our customers. For more information, please visit www.herndonproducts.com.