Newport Beach, CA (May 18, 2021) Jon Morrison, previously president of WABCO Americas and now CEO of J&M Strategic Insights LLC, has been tapped by Phillips Connect as strategic executive. In this engagement, Phillips Connect will draw on Jon’s extensive experience in electronic vehicle control, electrification, vehicle telematics and advanced technologies to move Phillips Connect ahead as they significantly grow their market share in smart trailer solutions.
“We are extremely fortunate to have someone of Jon’s caliber join our team at Phillips Connect, “says Rob Phillips, founder and CEO. “We’ve been bringing the best minds in the industry to our organization to ensure we’re developing the best, most comprehensive solutions in smart trailer technology. Through my association with Jon over the years working together at industry and business organizations, I’ve known him to be an extremely effective top executive.” When the opportunity arose for him to become involved with Phillips Connect, I jumped at it.”
Morrison was president of WABCO from 2006 through their acquisition by ZF in 2020. He has extensive global leadership experience with key competencies including strategic leadership, finance, P&L, organizational and leadership development. His vehicle and product technology knowledge and market understanding will be integral in directing Phillips Connect through the next phase of its growth. Jon has also held board positions with the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA) and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). He is currently a member of the Noregon Systems Advisory Board.
” I am very excited to help Phillips Connect in this accelerating growth phase of the company” Morrison commented. “Rob has assembled a great team with deep experience in telematics and vehicle tracking technology which will enable them to lead the future of trailer connectivity in the trucking industry.”