Posted March 3, 2022

Solve Industrial Motion Group names new CIO

Solve Industrial Motion Group has hired Jim Taylor as chief information officer (CIO).

Jim TaylorTaylor comes to Solve with a track record of helping companies in growth mode implement transformative software solutions and business technology platforms that help progress their operations.

“Bringing Jim on board is a huge win for us, our customers, distributors and supply chain partners,” said Lisa Mitchell, CEO of Solve. “With 25 years in leadership positions, he has the experience to help drive Solve’s enterprise evolution.”

Taylor was previously CIO and a senior vice president at Daseke, a specialized transportation and logistics company. He was responsible for the management, governance and technical direction of the company. His role included oversight of transportation management systems, business intelligence, data centers, HR systems, cybersecurity and more.

Prior to his time at Daseke, Taylor managed all technology support at Transportation Insight, a transportation logistics company. He’s also held IT roles with Ryder, DSV/ABX Logistics, DHL/Exel and Redwood Systems.

Since Audax Private Equity acquired Solve in July 2021, the industrial bearings and power transmission components company has been strategically growing its product lines, services and staff. Taylor is the first of several new hires slated to join Solve’s executive leadership team.