BEDFORD, N.H., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Segway Inc. (Segway), the world's leading provider of electric personal transportation, announces it has named Rod Keller as its President.
Keller is a veteran executive with an extensive sales and marketing background.
He will lead the revitalization of the Company as it focuses on:
- Driving innovation in personal transportation products
- Designing and delivering new Segway quality, value priced solutions
- Expanding its worldwide network and earning additional market share
"I'm very pleased to welcome Rod to Segway. His vast experience and attention to detail is an ideal match for this team. We've put a detailed business plan in place to market feature-rich, quality made products that deliver real value to our worldwide customer base," said Roger Brown, CEO, Segway. "Rod will lead the execution of our plan to develop solutions that move people from point A to point B, grow market share, maximize revenue and maintain our leading position in the green personal transportation marketplace."
"Since being acquired in late February by Summit Strategic Investments, LLC, Segway has made several strategic changes that will result in its continued success. I'm happy to be joining the team at such an exciting time," said Keller. "I look forward to contributing to Segway's evolution which will be marked with our delivery of a new three-wheel product for the public safety market in Q4 2013."
Prior to joining Segway, Keller held executive roles at global technology organizations including T3 Motion, DIRECTV,Siemens Home and Office Communications, Linksys, Augmentix and Toshiba America Information Systems. He has an exemplary track record of executing complex growth plans, managing operations, overseeing product development and improving market penetration. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Texas State University and is also on its McCoy School of Business Advisory Board.
Segway Inc., based in Bedford, New Hampshire is the world's leading provider of personal electric transportation. The Company also develops a comprehensive line of Robotics Mobility Platforms. Its international network currently includes more than 250 distributors, dealers and experience centers in 80 countries. For additional information about Segway, please visit www.segway.com.
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SOURCE Segway Inc.