Polaris appoints new CTO

by Truck News

MISSISSAUGA, Ont.  — Dave Brajkovich has been appointed Polaris Transportation Group’s new chief technology officer.

Since 2015 Dave Brajkovich actively served on Polaris’s board of directors before accepting this newly created position. Dave will be based out of the Polaris head office facility in Mississauga, Ont. and will report directly to president, Dave Cox.

Dave Brajkovich

As CTO, Brajkovich will have key accountabilities for leading and maintaining a robust technical ecosystem for the Polaris Transportation Group. One of the first steps will be to enhance Polaris’s current technical foundation and align with a newly formed road map for scalable growth. The ultimate objective is to provide Polaris the foundation to be a uniquely different provider of freight services with enhanced digital product capabilities in the future. Emphasis will be placed on bleeding edge technologies such as robotic process automation, AI, and blockchain.

“Dave is an excellent fit to complement our future growth plans,” Cox said. “Our enhanced technology framework will be a critical element in further expanding our footprint in North America and beyond. Having Dave’s experience with larger Fortune 500 companies, combined with his natural leadership skills, will greatly improve our ability to navigate and implement the systems, processes and innovation that will put us well ahead of the curve in serving our clients’ requirements. This is all part of our mandate to make it really simple and seamless to do business with Polaris.”

Brajkovich stated: “This opportunity gives me the ability to create positive change in an industry that will continue to get more sophisticated in the management of customers’ supply chains. Polaris is at a size where it can quickly adapt to the changes necessary to implement ground breaking technologies. It will be an exciting time for me and Polaris. . The immediate future includes the creation of a digital lab at our head office and onboarding talented young minds to help us on our aggressive path to even greater success at the Polaris Group of Companies.”

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