Regina, Saskatchewan—October 17, 2017— Infrastructure Data Solutions, Inc. (IDS) announced the appointment of Serge Vanasse as Vice President Business Development. Mr. Vanasse will lead global business development operations for the company, including marketing and sales operations. He will also lead the development of business partnerships and manage IDS clients’ relations.
Mr. Vanasse brings more than 30 years of international experience in the development of business strategies and the delivery of great projects that exceed customer expectations and solve challenging problems. He has a strong track record delivering winning solutions under tight resource and scheduling constraints and ability to combine strong problem-solving and leadership abilities.
“Serge’s experience and track record developing and managing business operations in software companies are exactly what we need at IDS to continue our growth,” said Dr. Mahmoud Halfawy, Founder and CEO of IDS. “Serge brings impressive experience and knowledge of delivering infrastructure asset management solutions. With Serge on board, we’re in a great position to expand our market presence and accelerate the next phase of our growth.”
“Infrastructure owners and operators are facing significant challenges with significant shortfalls in planned investments, regulatory uncertainties and fast deteriorating assets. I am excited to join IDS, and a team of experts in infrastructure management” said Mr. Vanasse. “With IDS’ unique infrastructure asset management solutions, team expertise, and long-term vision, I believe the company is in a great position to become the leader in the infrastructure asset management market.”
IDS is a leading provider of cloud-based decision analytics and optimization solutions for infrastructure asset-intensive organizations including transportation agencies, water and wastewater utilities, and municipalities. IDS solutions empower clients with unique decision analytics capabilities for optimizing management and long-range risk-based renewal planning of large infrastructure asset portfolios. IDS software has been successfully deployed in a number in Canada and the U.S., and has been recognized with a prestigious Innovation Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). For further information, visit www.ids.consulting.