VAUGHAN, Ontario, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Axios Mobile Assets Corporation (CNSX: AXA) today announced the appointment of James E. (Jim) Taylor to its Board of Directors. Taylor currently serves as CEO and vice chairman at AMP Electric Vehicles, an electric motor vehicle manufacturer. Axios' board approved Taylor's appointment.
Taylor brings to Axios more than 30 years of experience in executive roles at General Motors, including global President of its Cadillac division and Vehicle Line Executive for the brand during its resurgence. He is a highly qualified leader with significant understanding of the automotive sector and particularly the logistics channel. In addition, his experience within the industry aligns well with Axios' strategy as a logistics solution for high-value goods and anti-counterfeiting within the supply chain.
Taylor began his career as an industrial engineer and also held high-level operations positions within the supply chain management, logistics and purchasing groups at Saturn, Adam Opel of Germany, GM Europe and Worldwide Purchasing for GM.
In Taylor's most recent assignment as CEO and vice chairman at AMP, he has responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the company's sustainability effort and forging leading-edge technology for more sustainable solutions in vehicles. This experience fits with the Axios strategy to provide an environmentally conscious solution to the logistics market, which allows for users to achieve higher returns through operational efficiencies such as monetization of carbon credits and a reduced lifecycle cost."We are pleased to welcome Jim to the Axios board," said Jon Gill, chairman. "His business experience and acumen with premium brands in the automotive industry, together with his proven understanding of the logistics channels and sustainability experience with AMP will serve Axios well as we move forward in the next stage of our business growth." Taylor joins other Axios board members effective immediately.