Industry Veteran Rod Humphrey Joins QSR Timer Company Summit Innovations as Part of Global Expansion

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Drive thru restaurant technology timer company Summit Innovations has appointed respected industry veteran Rod Humphrey to the role of VP Sales, North America as part of its ongoing global expansion. Summit's world leading timer technology is rapidly becoming the preferred choice of major quick service restaurant brands due to its clear business benefits of improving customer service times and the profitability of operators that install it.

QSR industry veteran Rod Humphrey has joined drive thru timer company Summit Innovations as Vice President Sales, as part of Summit’s continuing global expansion, and specifically its ongoing growth in the US market.

Humphrey joins Summit from POS software provider Foodtec Solutions, where he served for the last three and a half years as Director of Major Accounts. His previous career experience includes 4 years as Director of Sales for Hyperactive Technologies.

In choosing to join Summit, following an assessment of its technology, Humphrey said “Summit’s Pure Timing System is Best in Class in accuracy, reliability and functionality. Summit delivers a comprehensive “real” real-time drive thru management and reporting tool to help improve customer retention, speed of service, productivity and operational efficiency.”

President and CEO of Summit, Mr. André Pravaz commented “We are delighted to welcome Rod Humphrey to the Summit team in the United States. In order to take the best drive thru timer to the world we need the best people, and Rod brings tremendous experience in this area”.

Based in Pittsburgh, Humphrey will be responsible for the continued expansion of Summit’s customer base in North America, including obtaining additional brand approvals to further accelerate sales growth.

About Summit
Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, Summit Innovations are the manufacturers and developers of the world’s leading drive thru timer systems.

Summit’s technology is arguably the most accurate and reliable, and can be configured for virtually any lane configuration, restaurant layout or language.

The Summit system is more than a just a timer providing shift managers and restaurant owners detailed and real-time information on the overall performance of the drive thru function, which can be viewed in store, or accessed remotely via iPad, iPhone or Android devices.

Summit now has thousands of customers in twelve countries where many brands have selected Summit’s technology as their whole of country standard. The Company is aggressively continuing its global expansion.

Additional information can be located at Summit’s web site at or by viewing the following Youtube clip:

For more details contact:
Rod Humphrey    
Vice President Sales
Ph: +1 857-400-0034      M: +1 412-979-2250


Kim Redstall
Corporate Development & Strategy
Ph: + 1 857 400 0034     M: +61 410 300 030

Summit Innovations
Suite 1400, One International Way | Boston MA 02110 USA | P: +1 (857) 400 0034 |

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