Newson to leverage deep experience in asset lifecycle management technologies from Highways England, Fugro and others to solve agency challenges.
London, England – AgileAssets Ltd., a leading provider of transportation asset lifecycle management software, has announced the appointment of Chris Newson as Senior Consultant to the International Sales and Operations group for AgileAssets. In this key role, he will lead many aspects of customer engagement to accelerate their success whilst providing technical sales support to the European, Middle East and Africa regions.
“Chris comes to AgileAssets with extensive experience in asset lifecycle management from his previous roles at Highways England, Fugro, and Jacobs Engineering,” says Pascal Laumet, VP of International Sales and Operations. “Chris can contribute immediately to customer success through understanding detailed technical requirements to help customers get the most value over the entire lifespan of their assets from their AgileAssets investment.”
With over 25 years of experience in the transportation asset management industry, Chris has applied his expertise in pavement management to help both public and private agencies more efficiently manage their assets. Highlighted achievements include the development of new pavement management processes at Highways England, directly leading to improved pavement condition performance. Chris also led the development and implementation of a road asset management regime for Kampala Capital City Authority in Uganda enabling Kampala to adopt a more proactive maintenance program.
“I am excited for the opportunity to apply my experience to enable more transportation infrastructure operators and managers to make better data-driven decisions in managing their asset networks through AgileAssets enterprise solutions,” says Chris Newson. “Carrying out the right work, in the right location, at the right time increases the return on investment of limited maintenance budgets through minimising interventions as well as reducing costly reactive maintenance. Reduced interventions through the application of good asset management brings further benefits of improved road worker safety and minimised disruption to road users.”
AgileAssets is a leading global provider of transportation asset lifecycle management software for public and private organizations. AgileAssets’ proven solutions enable a systematic process for the complete lifecycle management of infrastructure assets, including optimization of the decision-making process, allowing agencies to more effectively allocate funding to get the maximum end-to-end value from their assets over years and generations. AgileAssets solutions are also designed to create enterprise value—maximizing the benefits for your entire organization by delivering optimum asset lifecycle performance across management units in the most coherent, efficient, and valuable way. With more than 25 years of experience and research-based expertise, AgileAssets helps agencies throughout the world maximize asset condition, maintenance budgets, and long-term lifecycles to achieve the highest possible return on investment.
Written by: Barry Raskin on February 26, 2019