Scheidt & Bachmann USA recently appointed Joseph Galeas as the Vice President of Operations for the subsidiary’s Parking Division. Galeas will oversee the project management and technical support teams on a national level. Scheidt & Bachmann’s parking access and revenue control system division offers equipment and software management solutions to clients such as airports, municipalities, and hospitals across North America.
“Through an extensive search process, it became apparent that Joe shares the same operational philosophy and professional experience that we were looking for,” states S&B USA’s President John MacDonald. “Joe’s experience in operations, project management and leadership make him an instrumental addition to our executive team.”
Prior to joining Scheidt & Bachmann, Galeas held managerial positions for corporations such as Sprint and Ericsson, Inc. where he managed multimillion dollar projects. He was also involved in extensive strategic initiatives to streamline operational processes. Galeas is credited for being part of the deployment team that brought the first 4G networks to Boston, MA and Providence, RI.
Along with his professional experience, Galeas delivers to S&B his enthusiasm for team development. “Besides being a world leader in the industry, S&B exhibits a great sense of community,” admires Galeas. “I am a strong believer in developing those who I am surrounded by. I intend to capitalize on team strengths and enhancing employee performance that will help build a motivated workforce.”
“It is important that the members who join Scheidt & Bachmann understand and share a strong sense of team culture,” comments Martin Kammler, Managing Director of parent company Scheidt & Bachmann GmbH. “We are very pleased with Joe’s positive outlook and we look forward to working alongside him in taking Scheidt & Bachmann to even greater heights.”
As S&B USA continues to add operations staff to accommodate its growing national portfolio, the company will maintain a strong commitment to reliable service and flexible solutions.
About Scheidt & Bachmann
The family-owned company with its headquarters in Moenchengladbach, Germany was founded in 1872 and is now managed in its fifth generation. In the four divisions Fare Collection systems, Signalling Systems, Petrol Station Systems and Parking and Leisure Centre Systems, Scheidt & Bachmann is setting worldwide standards. The Parking Systems division dominates the international car park market by nearly 22,000 installations; it is the system provider for more than 75 airports worldwide.Scheidt & Bachmann provides with its brand “entervo” integrated, modular general solutions consisting of up-to-date JAVA software and innovative equipment.