EmpowerMX Expands Leadership, Adds Senior Talent from the Aviation Industry, Bringing Many Years of Leadership in Both Airlines and Aircraft Manufacturing.

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Leading MRO platform company hires industry veterans to lead new product and services offerings


EmpowerMX leads the digital transformation in the aviation and MRO industry.

Empower MX, the leading software platform for intelligent and proactive aircraft maintenance, today announced an expansion of its senior leadership team.

Mark Schulz has joined the company as its Senior Vice President for Worldwide Sales, and Sherilyn Segrest has joined the company as its Vice President of Product and Customer Support.

Schulz will apply his extensive sales experience to develop new business opportunities and offer customized solutions for their customers in the global aviation industry.

“We are excited to welcome Mark into our team,” said EmpowerMX President and CEO Dinakara Nagalla. “His depth and breadth of experience in the airline industry will help propel our company forward as we expand in the coming years.”

Segrest will be directly responsible for all customer support activities and current customer sales including product management, integrations and sales of new product modules.

“We believe that Segrest’s strong business and technical acumen will be put to great use as we ramp up in the coming years,” said Nagalla. “She is a visionary who is able to skillfully translate company strategy into great products.”

Prior to joining EmpowerMX, Schulz secured multi-million dollars in new revenue for Boeing year over year. He was responsible for developing new strategies for customer collaboration in the selling of Boeing’s Digital Aviation portfolio, along with new product offerings in the company’s IT/Cyber Security, Flight Operations and Maintenance Consulting Practices.

Prior to joining EmpowerMX, Segrest worked at Boeing as a program and portfolio manager for Toolbox mobile apps, constructing the vision, team, product direction and customer engagement for the mobile suite built for mechanics. Most recently, she ran the business and commercial development for GoldCare, one of Boeing's fastest growing business units, where she led her team to close the biggest deal in Boeing's after-market history. Prior to Boeing, she spent a decade with Southwest Airlines, leading software implementations for maintenance and engineering.

“As the world’s airline fleet is projected to grow from 23,000 today to 44,500 by the year 2033, aircraft operators will need to employ optimized solutions to keep up with fleet turnover, new technologies, and changing customer expectations,” said Schulz. “We are here to ensure that airlines and maintenance operators have the solutions they need to streamline their operations, minimize costs, and optimize their processes.”

Schulz graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Aviation Technology. He received his MBA from the University of Denver’s Daniels School of Business. He is also a certified Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic and a licensed Commercial Instrument Multiengine Pilot.

Segrest holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baylor University and an MBA from the University of Washington, and brings over 10 years of senior leadership experience in the aviation technology world, leading implementations for maintenance and engineering.

About EmpowerMX

EmpowerMX is a world leader in providing intelligent maintenance solutions for today’s aircraft. Its FleetCycle® software solution with its modules enables customers to significantly improve their entire maintenance operation. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices in Europe and Far East, EmpowerMX is uniquely focused on the aircraft maintenance industry and is managed by aviation maintenance experts. To learn more, visit http://www.empowermx.com.

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