ATLAS WORLD GROUP, INC. APPOINTS DAVID SMITH AS VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER OF ATLAS® VAN LINES
EVANSVILLE, IND. (March 31, 2020) - Atlas® World Group, Inc., the parent company of Atlas® Van Lines, one of the nation’s leading moving companies, announces today that David Smith has been named Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Atlas Van Lines. Prior to his appointment at Atlas, he served for 12 years as Vice President and Senior Managing Director of Application Systems at OneMain Financial in Evansville, Indiana.
In his Atlas role, Smith will lead and oversee the IT functions for Atlas World Group and its ten subsidiaries, including technology capabilities, resources and assets. He will be responsible for overall strategy, execution and delivery of IT services across the enterprise to ensure alignment with company objectives.
“Today, IT is an integral strategic tool for our organization,” said Barry Schellenberg,
President and Chief Operating Officer of Atlas Van Lines. “We have made significant investments in our IT infrastructure, and I’m confident David's experience will enable and inspire the Atlas IT team to build on this legacy, delivering industry-leading technology to Atlas Agents and customers.”
Smith joins Atlas with a broad and extensive range of experience, having led large teams of staff and contractors, while executing several major systems integrations. While with OneMain, he was integral to transforming and modernizing the company’s multi-channel customer experience by fusing core legacy systems and advanced digital technology. Additionally, under Smith’s leadership as CIO, his former employer Card Management Corporation was named to CIO Magazine’s Top 100 list in 2007.
“I am fortunate to join the Atlas family and support its impressive strategic vision and related technology initiatives,” said Smith. “I look forward to working closely with all those in the Atlas network to continue to build upon Atlas’ robust IT infrastructure.”
For more information on Atlas Van Lines and its services, visit www.atlasvanlines.com. For more information on Atlas World Group and its subsidiaries, visit atlasworldgroupinc.com.
About Atlas® World Group
Headquartered in Evansville, Ind., Atlas® World Group, Inc. comprises a family of companies that deliver transportation and related services globally through a network of quality agents and select service partners. Atlas is distinguished by agent ownership and a shared commitment to help people go new places® more easily and more securely. Atlas World Group companies employ nearly 800 people throughout North America. Through a continuing emphasis on service excellence, the company has achieved extraordinary growth. For more information on Atlas® World Group, visit atlasworldgroupinc.com.
About Atlas® Van Lines
Atlas® Van Lines, a national moving company, is the largest subsidiary of Atlas® World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based company. Atlas World Group companies employ nearly 800 people throughout North America. Over 430 Atlas interstate moving agents in the United States and Canada specialize in corporate relocation, household moving services and in the specialized transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art, store fixtures, and furniture. For more information, visit www.atlasvanlines.com.