Swift Adds Power To Management Team

New COO and Global Operations Director Expected to Hit the Ground Running

Jun 30, 2014, 12:29 ET from Swift Worldwide Resources

HOUSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swift Worldwide Resources, the premier supplier of manpower resources to the global oil and gas industry, has strengthened its commitment to the U.S. market by adding two powerhouses to its executive team and promoting a current "Swiftie" to a new role.  In moves that will boost the firepower of Swift's Houston headquarters, Janette Marx has joined the team as chief operating officer while Brian Coffman has been named the new global operations director.  Both will report directly to Swift CEO Tobias Read. These additions to the team are complemented by the promotion of Amber Polk to the role of business services and safety manager for North America.

"Janette and Brian each have outstanding track records in this industry, and they have proven that they have the necessary skills and business acumen to immediately impact our business in their new roles," said Read. "The addition of these two seasoned professionals to our already strong roster will allow me to focus on the company's strategic global growth."

Janette Marx brings 20 years of senior leadership in the staffing industry to her new role as COO at Swift, where she will manage the day-to-day operations and implement business strategies to drive growth and fulfill customer needs. Most recently, she served as senior vice president at Adecco Staffing, USA, where she oversaw the company's staffing for the engineering, technical, medical and science industries.

Brian Coffman has more than 15 years of experience in the global energy sector, serving in professional and leadership roles for a multi-billion dollar resources company and a global oil and gas search services provider. Most recently, Coffman was the vice president of talent at Maxwell Drummond International, where he supported the company's global growth by overseeing recruitment and career development in all regions. As Swift's global operations director, Coffman will supervise all of the company's central functions, including human resources, quality, contracts, business services and information technology.

Amber Polk joined Swift in 2007 and currently serves as business services manager. In her time at the company, she has assisted in drafting contracts and overseen logistics. She will now also take on the responsibilities of safety in North America as the business services and safety manager.

About Swift Worldwide Resources

Swift Worldwide Resources is the premier supplier of manpower resources to the global oil and gas industry. With more than 25 years focusing exclusively in this sector, a database of 200,000 skilled personnel, a dedicated contract and permanent recruitment division, a logistics infrastructure spanning the globe and quality procedures accredited to ISO 9001:2008, it provides a world class service - Whatever it takes, wherever it takes us®. Swift is committed to investing in the local community and takes great pride in its ability to recruit, train and develop its national team of workers. For more information, please visit www.swiftworldwideresources.com.

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