Strategic Systems Announces Leadership Succession Plan

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Strategic Systems & Technology Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise mobility and RFID solutions, today announced its leadership succession plan to guide the Company’s continued growth and success.

I am confident that these leadership changes will build on Strategic Systems’ tremendous success.

Strategic Systems & Technology Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise mobility and RFID solutions, today announced its leadership succession plan to guide the Company’s continued growth and success:

  • Richard Bissonnette, Co-Founder, and President stepped down as President on January 1, 2020, after more than 20 years in that role. Mr. Bissonnette will continue to support the Company as needed during the transition period and will remain on the Company’s Board.
  • David Bissonnette, formerly Executive Vice President, has been appointed President and has also been appointed to the Company’s Board.
  • Blake Muller, formerly Vice President of Operations, has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer and has also been appointed to the Company’s Board.
  • Stephen Bissonnette, Vice President of Marketing, has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer and has also been appointed to the Company’s Board.

“Given our tremendous progress and the strong foundation we have established, the Board and I believe now is the right time to transition to new leadership,” said Mr. Bissonnette. “David is the right person to lead Strategic Systems into the future. He has played an instrumental role in the transformation and growth of our organization during his 19 years with the company,” said Bissonnette. “His leadership and capabilities will guide the Company to execute its future growth plans and continue its success in championing the interests of our customers, partners, and shareholders. I have great confidence in the strength of our leadership and employee team, as well as the tremendous opportunities ahead for Strategic Systems.”

“Blake has outstanding operational skills, strong relationships with the vendor community, and a deep understanding of our business model. She is an energetic and inspirational leader, and the Board and I believe she will continue to drive the Company’s operational strategies as Chief Operating Officer,” Mr. Bissonnette continued. “Steve is an experienced marketing leader with a proven track record in enterprise software and automatic identification and data capture (AIDC). We have grown exponentially in the past couple of years and as Chief Marketing Officer, his experience will continue to help us drive and manage this growth. I am privileged to have served alongside an outstanding team during my time as President, and thank our Board, leadership team, and employees for their dedication and commitment.”

David Bissonnette commented, “Under Rick’s leadership, Strategic Systems has delivered outstanding results. Looking forward, I continue to see real potential for sales growth, expansion of our capabilities, and improvement in operating margins. I am honored to be appointed President of Strategic Systems and look forward to working alongside the leadership team during such an exciting and promising time.”

Magan McQuiston, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Directors stated, “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Rick for his leadership and contributions to Strategic Systems. The Company’s sales have increased by more than 1,500% since the Company was founded in 1999 and Strategic Systems has been named by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies three times. Rick’s outstanding leadership and unique insights are evident not only in these strong results but also in the incredible team and culture he has cultivated. I am confident that these leadership changes will build on Strategic Systems’ tremendous success.”

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