Dr. Helen Campbell Rejoins LaserShip Team as Chief Operating Officer

Former CTO to Run Company Operations and IT Functions

Aug 01, 2013, 09:30 ET from LaserShip

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LaserShip is proud to announce that Dr. Helen Campbell has rejoined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Campbell originally joined LaserShip in 2000 as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and was responsible for implementing the technology strategy for the company's dot com business venture. As COO, Campbell will oversee Delivery Operations, Line Haul and Facility Operations, and IT functionality as well as assuming responsibility for the overall performance, growth and profit of LaserShip Operations.

"Helen knows our company, our people, and our systems and shares the passion of providing our customers with a great delivery experience," said LaserShip CEO Ali Dilmaghani. "These attributes along with her great organizational skills will help us focus on our future growth."

Prior to rejoining LaserShip, Campbell worked for Nokia Location & Commerce (HERE) in Berlin, Germany as Senior Program Manager of Map Services Platform. There, she was responsible for the management of map platform programs with strategic platform partners and customers such as Microsoft and Yahoo and worked in close collaboration with R&D, Business Development and System Engineering.

Dr. Campbell held several executive leadership roles in the software and technology fields before originally joining LaserShip in 2000. As CEO of iChromatiq, she helped build a business consulting group focused on information management and data analysis in areas such as distribution & logistics, legal & regulatory and healthcare & pharmaceuticals. In 1999, Campbell co-founded SilverPlum, an online retailer that specialized in upscale, decorative accessories and gifts. Before her SilverPlum startup, Campbell was VP of Software Products at EarthWeb, Inc. and CTO & VP of Emerging Technologies at the Thomson Corporation.

"I am very excited to be rejoining LaserShip and to have the opportunity of contributing to its continued growth as a leading parcel carrier," said Campbell. "I consider myself fortunate enough to be working with such talented members of our Operations and IT teams whose focus and dedication keep LaserShip at the forefront of delivery management and customer service."

Campbell holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Sussex and a Master's Degree and Ph.D. in Information Science from the City University London.

About LaserShip Inc.
LaserShip is a parcel carrier facilitating last mile delivery to east coast markets for businesses that desire reduced transit times, greater flexibility, and the elimination of excess costs within their supply chain. Founded in 1986, LaserShip has evolved into a leading provider of regional same day and next day distribution services for premier e-commerce and product supply businesses. For more information, visit lasership.com.

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