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Modus eDiscovery Appoints Brian Kawasaki as Chief Operating Officer to Expand Executive Management Team

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2015

Modus eDiscovery, an evolving DC-based data management company that provides advanced eDiscovery, consulting and managed services to law firms and corporations, announced today the addition of new Chief Operating Officer, Brian Kawasaki, to the Modus executive management team. As COO, Brian will lead all company operations, client services, consulting and technology solutions as part of Modus’ advanced suite of eDiscovery products and services.

Prior to joining Modus, as President of eDiscovery at Advanced Discovery, Brian reengineered the company’s entire product line, operations department and client services team helping generate a 90%+ client satisfaction rating.

Brian states, “I’m really excited to become an integral part of the Modus team. The company’s vision, drive and keen attention to specific customer needs is unparalleled in this crowded industry. I look forward to making some great things happen for Modus and our customers.”

Modus founder and CEO, Abtin Buergari added, “Brian’s personality, vision and business acumen fit nicely into our evolving business model. While his experience and results speak volumes, what makes Brian such a valuable asset to our company is his innate ability to quickly grasp complex issues, develop feasible strategic plans and execute them flawlessly. We look forward to Brian playing an integral role in the continued evolution of our company.”

A Relativity Certified Admin and a Clearwell Certified Admin, Brian has spoken on numerous panels and published webinars and white papers on such topics as Analytics / Predictive Coding, Foreign Language Data and Review workflow, Relativity, eDiscovery lifecycle tracking, customized workflows and early case assessment.

An Arizona native who traveled to Chicago to achieve his undergraduate degree from Roosevelt University, Kawasaki presently resides in Los Angeles, CA

About Modus

Modus is an evolving DC-based data management company that helps organizations assess, strategize and leverage critical business intelligence obtained from people, processes, finances and data to optimize legal and enterprise-wide business results. Since its inception in 2008, the company has experienced exponential gains in market share, thought-leadership and financial success by conducting extensive market research and reengineering the company’s products and services to align congruently with specific market needs.

Based upon a core foundation of “listening”, Modus’ advanced suite of eDiscovery, consulting and managed services provide law firms and corporations with advanced business-focused solutions by leveraging critical “discovery intelligence” (i.e. business intelligence”) obtained from multiple constituents to help organizations make better-informed decisions on individual legal matters and enterprise-wide legal operations.

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Polyflow Appoints New Chief Executive Officer


Polyflow, LLC, the leading manufacturer of spoolable reinforced thermoplastic pipe (RTP) for transporting hydrocarbons, water, and other fluids and gases, today announced that its board of directors has selected Jim Moore as the new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Moore previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Polyflow.

In his new role, Mr. Moore’s primary focus will be creating a culture of superior service quality and operational execution to bring clients the best overall value possible. In addition, Mr. Moore will continue to work closely with the engineering, operations and sales teams to continue Polyflow’s expansion into new regions and product lines.

“After a period of focusing on improvements to Polyflow’s Thermoflex pipe systems and the expansion of our manufacturing capacity, we’re excited to have Jim Moore lead Polyflow into its next chapter,” said Paul McDermott, a member of Polyflow’s board of directors. “With oil and gas prices stabilizing, operators are looking for partners that can bring efficiency and reliability to their operations and we think Jim’s background makes him an excellent fit for these times.”

Prior to joining Polyflow, Mr. Moore leveraged his expertise in operations, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma as a consultant to improve profits of manufacturing companies. Preceding this position, Mr. Moore served as the CEO of PolyPipe, Inc., a plastic pipe manufacturing company, for six years until the company was purchased by Dura-Line Holdings. Working out of their Gainesville, Texas headquarters, he directed all operations, including six manufacturing facilities, and oversaw all marketing, finance, and HR departments, and had full P&L responsibilities.

During this time, he was also a member of the PolyPipe Board of Directors and reported directly to the Chairman, all while increasing profits 100 percent in the first year and exceeding sales projections by two times. During his time as CEO, PolyPipe was nominated in the Top 3 Processors of the Year by Plastics News and was finalist in 2009 and 2010.

“I am honored to be granted the opportunity to lead Polyflow at this vital time. Our premium pipe technology provides us with a unique opportunity to shape the future of upstream and midstream operations,” said Moore. “I look forward to maintaining the strong foundation we have already built at Polyflow, and expanding that to drive sustainable and profitable growth in the years ahead.”

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About Polyflow, LLC:

Polyflow is the leading manufacturer of flexible pipelines for transporting hydrocarbons, even in harsh environments. Polyflow’s Thermoflex piping is lightweight, fast and easy to install and has lower ongoing operating costs than steel pipe, allowing oil and gas exploration and production companies to get wells flowing fast and increase profitability. Polyflow delivers superior service in the field, from modeling, installation and support, to its ExPERT pipeline rehabilitation program.

NationaLease Appoints Scott Marzec Manager of Member Programs

Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) November 10, 2014

NationaLease, the North American organization of full service truck leasing companies, has named Scott Marzec Member Programs Manager, reporting to Jane Clark, Vice President of Member Services.

“Scott’s experience in contract negotiation, customer service, training, and program implementation makes him the perfect person to fill this very important position,” Clark said. “We have so many programs available for our NationaLease members, it’s vital that there be one person they can go to as a resource; a person that will help them identify which programs are the best fit for their business. We’re very confident that Scott is that person.”

Marzec’s responsibilities include working with members to help each of them identify and fully utilize the NationaLease programs that can save them money, including the Supply Management, Allen Insurance, NationaLease Road Rescue, National Account Rental, and Capital Equipment programs. In addition, he will conduct ongoing purchasing reviews with all members to ensure that they continue to reap the benefits that are available to them.

Prior to joining NationaLease, Marzec was the lead sales rep for LeasePlan Risk Management Services’ repair facility network. During his tenure there, he also served as the training leader for new hires. Before that, he held positions as Account Executive and Quality Supervisor at STI Fleet Services.

About NationaLease

Founded in 1944, NationaLease is one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, with over 600 service locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and a combined customer fleet of over 125,000 tractors, trucks, and trailers. The company provides comprehensive fleet management services for private fleets and transportation service providers. More information can be found at

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