SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 17, 2007 — Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based on-demand environmental data and information management, announced today the promotion of Marian Carr to Vice President with the Information Management Group.
Ms. Carr’s promotion comes at a critical stage for Locus, which is experiencing increased customer demand for solutions and services that reduce the time, cost, and resources to manage environmental data and information. To this newly created position, Ms. Carr brings proven leadership and strategic ability to assist customers in solving pressing and complex environmental compliance challenges.
Ms. Carr’s promotion to Vice President reflects her expanded responsibility for defining the strategic vision for the company and its software solution offerings. Previously as Senior Manager with Locus, she managed development and deployment of the company’s award-winning environmental portal solution, via a Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription delivery model, which has driven Locus’s rapid growth – demonstrated by more than 30,000 new sites in the system, signing some of the world largest companies, and 100 percent customer retention.
Ms. Carr has been designing and leading environmental data management efforts since the early nineties and has been a guiding force in Locus’s recent phenomenal success. She has been the key customer manager on all of Locus’s Fortune 500 LocusFocus Environmental Management System™ (EIM™) enterprise deployments . Ms. Carr’s environmental domain expertise and customer focus have resulted in new, and repeat, customers and continued growth for Locus’s Information Management Group.
“We are very pleased to fill this important new position in Locus from within. Marian has taken her vast environmental and software industry experience and helped make Locus the success it is today. Her promotion is well-deserved and coincides with both our 10‑year anniversary and our launch of ePortal, the environmental industries’ most advanced and comprehensive environmental management portal,” says Neno Duplancic, President and CEO of Locus.
Ms. Carr’s expertise in environmental information management, combined with Locus’s visionary leadership, will help Locus to continue to drive the environmental compliance industry transformation to hosted web-based solutions, enabling customers to drive more value with less investment.
“In the past three years, the corporate environmental function has come under new scrutiny, and customers increasingly understand that technology is a critical component of operational excellence and true business process improvement. The domain of environmental information management is ripe for automation and transformation, away from traditionally manual processes into highly efficient ones. I am extremely pleased to be part of Locus, the company leading the transformation throughout the environmental software sector,” said Ms. Marian Carr.