Agile Sourcing Partners, Inc. (“Agile” or the “Company”), an integrated supply company that provides a range of critical outsourced services for the utility industry on a long-term contractual basis, today announced the appointment of Luis Manuel Ramírez as CEO. Mr. Ramírez is a 30-year veteran executive of the global power infrastructure and energy industries.
Prior to joining Agile, Mr. Ramírez most recently served as the CEO of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, the public agency responsible for operating most public transportation services in Greater Boston, and prior to that he served in executive leadership positions at Global Power, GE, and Siemens.
Maria Thompson, Agile’s founder has transitioned from CEO and will serve on the company’s Board of Directors and as a Strategic Advisor. A portfolio company of Post Capital Partners, Agile was founded in 2006 to provide the highest level of supply chain services to the utility industry while always maintaining a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion. Over the past 14 years, Thompson’s secret to success was developing innovative and unique solutions to streamline each customer’s processes while meeting specific needs. The portfolio of services became an extensive suite of solutions, including, but not limited to, integrated supply management solutions, procurement, materials management, professional staffing, and numerous cost management programs.
“We are incredibly thankful to Ms. Thompson and her team for their exceptional performance and we are excited for the next phase of the company’s development,” explains Ramírez. “I am honored and eager to lead Agile forward, focusing on creating invaluable integrated services to strengthen relationships and enhance our solutions to include additional technology-based offerings to the electric and gas utility, construction, security, and telecommunications industries.”
Mr. Ramírez added, “Agile’s commitment to outstanding customer service, innovative solutions, and diversity inclusion will be unwavering. We are immensely proud of our diverse workforce at Agile and the unique ideas and perspectives they provide to our customers. Diversity has been an important part of our foundation and will continue to be a focus as we expand and grow the company.”
“We are grateful for the time, energy, and efforts of Ms. Thompson in creating and building this great company into what it is today, and we look forward to her continued insight as a Strategic Advisor and Board Member. We are excited about the future and the opportunities ahead to provide solutions designed to increase the efficiency and productivity of our customers throughout the United States.”
About Agile Sourcing Partners
Based in Corona, CA, Agile is a national supply chain management organization committed to providing integrated solutions that best meet each customer’s unique needs. Agile leverages its ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 designations, industry best practices, national footprint, strategic partnerships, and talented team of industry experts to provide leading business process outsourcing (BPO) services to the electric and gas utility, construction, security, and telecommunications industries. Agile’s fully integrated supply chain solutions allow our customers to repurpose their time and resources to more critical core, high impact business initiatives and revenue generating activities. Agile operates from 9 locations strategically positioned across the U.S. With over 225 employees, access to 300 warehouse locations and nine million feet of space, and state of the art technology, Agile is uniquely structured and experienced with supporting both short-term and large, long-term complex infrastructure development projects such as stadiums, airports, utility and commercial construction.
About Post Capital Partners
Post Capital Partners (http://www.postcp.com) is a private investment firm that makes both minority growth and control investments in businesses with repeat or recurring revenue models. Post Capital primarily employs an “Executive-First” deal sourcing and investment strategy in which it first identifies and partners with talented senior operating executives and then works proactively with those “Executive Partners” to identify investments. In addition to “Executive-First” platform searches, Post Capital also pursues management buyouts and growth capital investments. Based in New York City, Post Capital invests a committed capital fund with top-tier institutional and sophisticated private investors.
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