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Directed Technologies appoints new GM of Operations

Directed Technologies’ latest appointment brings a wealth of experience from within the connected vehicle industry

Australian connected mobility innovator Directed Technologies has announced the appointment of Stephen Owens as its new general manager of operations. 

Directed Technologies says the newly created position reaffirms its steadfast commitment to its marquee connected vehicle and Internet of Things (IoT) customers while accelerating its global expansion. 

“We’re excited to have Stephen Owens join the Directed Technologies team, his appointment signifies a crucial step as we continue to strengthen our operational capabilities and drive forward our growth agenda,” Directed Technologies executive director Brent Stafford says. 

“Stephen will be a driving force for the design and implementation of initiatives that build accountability, scalability and robustness in the delivery side of Directed Technologies’ business.” 

Owens joins having most recently worked as the chief strategy and operating officer at RACV company Intelematics. Directed Technologies says Owens brings a wealth of leadership experience in both the local and international connected vehicle technology community. 

Owens also sits as co-chair of the National Transport Data Community of Practice (NTD-CoP) which was established to foster collaboration on opportunities and challenges transport data analytics offers the industry and community. 

Directed Technologies says his role will be to help ensure the successful deliver of contracted programs, including to Ambulance Victoria, Australia Post, FedEx, Mercedes-Benz, Paccar and Hino. 

“With numerous exciting developments, customers, products and projects underway, I am thrilled with the opportunity to lead the talented Directed operations teams, driving operational excellence, fostering collaboration and ensuring the successful delivery of our innovative solutions to customers worldwide,” Owens says. 

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