CoolSys Hires Jamie Williams as Chief Information and Technology Officer
BREA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CoolSys™, the parent of market-leading refrigeration and HVAC services companies nationwide, announced that Jamie Williams has joined the company as chief information and technology officer (CITO). In this executive role, Jamie will be responsible for developing and executing the CoolSys information technology vision and strategy.
“As CoolSys accelerates its growth and leverages technology to differentiate the customer and employee experience, we are fortunate to have someone of Jamie’s caliber to lead our technology team,” comments Adam Coffey, CEO at CoolSys. “He is an experienced leader who excels at solving critical business challenges with the latest technology solutions and has earned a reputation as being a catalyst for change, combining innovation with business acumen to deliver creative solutions.”
Prior to joining CoolSys, Jamie was chief information officer (CIO) at Alterra Mountain Company, a private equity sponsored outdoor adventure company that operates 15 iconic ski resorts across North America. At Alterra, Jamie oversaw the successful technology integration of what was previously seven separate companies and the launch of Alterra’s Ikon Pass product. Before Alterra, Jamie spent nearly two decades in telecommunications. As CIO at Roger’s Communications Inc, a $14B Canadian communications and media company, Jamie was a member of the executive team that led a turnaround resulting in a 60% increase in price per share. Prior to Rogers, Jamie worked for Sprint for over 15 years where he held a variety of technology leadership positions of increasing responsibility. He started his career in software development after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in physics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science in information systems technology from George Washington University.
“I’m excited about joining CoolSys and I look forward to contributing my expertise to support the company’s rapid growth,” Jamie comments. “This is a rewarding opportunity to work with a great team with a progressive vision for the company and an appreciation for the important role of technology to its success.”
CoolSys is the market-leading refrigeration and HVAC services company, specializing in a full spectrum of best-in-class service experiences and solutions for customers in the retail, foodservice, commercial and industrial market segments. CoolSys and its operating businesses cover every stage of mission-critical systems from engineering and design, to installation, service and maintenance, and energy optimization. Headquartered in Southern California, CoolSys has more than 3,000 employees nationwide, serving the daily needs of more than 45,000 customer locations across North America. For additional information, please visit www.coolsys.com.