LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Motus One is proud to announce that two executives with a wealth of valuable experience have joined the company's team in key positions – Julie Hamp and Nancie Stoddard.
Julie Hamp, a seasoned executive in the automotive industry is now the chairman of Motus One, an appointment that is effective immediately.
She will oversee and guide the strategy, development, staffing and training at Motus One, with a core focus on customer satisfaction attained through service excellence. With 35 years in communications, Julie helped build global brands while cultivating talent and key relationships around the world.
In addition to her chairman role at Motus One, Julie holds a senior advisor position at Hawksbill Group, a global business and communications consulting firm, and is a consulting partner to Finsbury, a global leader in strategic communications.
In the automotive category, Julie was the global chief communications officer and managing officer with Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan. Prior to her Tokyo appointment, she was the chief communications officer of Toyota North America.
Before Toyota, she held various communications positions within General Motors (GM) helping to lead their brands in North America, as well as holding roles as GM VP for the Latin America, Africa, Middle East, and Europe regions.
Julie also has experience outside the automotive industry as global chief communications officer and head of consumer relations at PepsiCo, reporting to the CEO.
President and CEO of Motus One, Mike Jackson, said that Julie brings tremendous credentials to the post as well as experience that is vital for today's changing mobility marketplace. "Motus One is proud to announce that one of the leading automotive public relations and communications professionals has joined our team to assist us in the ongoing transformation of our company," said Mike. "I'm confident that Julie's style, experiences and passion for the automotive industry will enhance our focus and help us always exceed the expectations of our clients and the automotive media community."
Julie furthered Mike's sentiment, "I am grateful for this opportunity and look forward to working once again with my long-time friend, Mike Jackson," she said. "I love the automotive industry and am excited to be a part of it during a time when we are seeing the most significant transformations the industry has experienced since its inception."
Fritz Henderson, Hawksbill Group principal and former CEO of General Motors and SunCoke Energy, said, "The Motus One Board of Directors made an excellent choice in selecting Julie for this role. I'm confident she will advance their relationships with OEM's and the automotive media given her extensive relationship history with people in these positions of influence."
Julie holds a bachelor's degree in Communications from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan and her post-graduate studies include participation in the GM-Harvard Business School's Executive Development Program with an emphasis on Asian studies. She is an accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America and a member of the Arthur W. Page Society.
Nancie Stoddard - vice president of finance, is another ideal candidate for the ambitious and technologically-driven objectives of Motus One and for Mike's drive to diversify the talent within the company.
"Nancie is a dynamic and multifaceted financial executive," said Mike, "as her expertise comes from a history of strategic, functional and operational experience with rapidly growing technology companies. Nancie has deep experience in fleet management, including guiding a team responsible for managing a fleet of 1,200 vehicles. This combination of tech savvy and automotive know-how is critical for the success of Motus One."
Nancie graduated with degrees from both University of Michigan and Michigan State University. "A champion of customer satisfaction, business innovation and continuous improvement, Nancie is a unifier and creates added-value through intellectual prowess, consistency, quality results and dedication," said Mike.
Nancie also serves as an officer of Financial Executives International, Detroit Chapter and is the founder of Accounting and Finance Women's Alliance, Detroit-West.
About Motus One
Since its inception in 1998, Motus One, previously known as Events Solutions International (ESI), has been a leader in the fleet management industry through a focus on the care, custody and control of valued client assets.
Motus One currently serves more than 1500 automotive journalists representing 72 percent of the U.S. and covers 100 percent of the luxury brand "TOP 50" automotive and lifestyle media.
Recently, through a $2 million investment in proprietary technology solutions that streamline 90 percent of current processes, the company evolved from ESI into Motus One. This investment evolved the company from a dated approach into an industry-leading approach, driven by people, process and technology, that delivers transparency and value to OEM clients and to the automotive press community.
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