Predictive Service Hires Operational Management Expert Trent Surles to Transform PdM Service Delivery

CLEVELAND, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Predictive Service, a global leader in providing engineering, maintenance, reliability and sustainability solutions, has announced that Trent Surles will be joining the company as Director of PdM Operations. Surles brings more than 27 years of experience in operational management, performance oversight, and resource planning on both a regional and global level to Predictive Service, where he will apply his expertise to optimize the company's delivery of PdM services.

Prior to joining Predictive Service, Trent Surles served in a variety of leadership roles at United Airlines throughout the course of a 25-year career. During his tenure with United, Surles had varying degrees of responsibility that included General Manager at Cleveland-Hopkins Airport in Cleveland, Ohio, where he was responsible for a team charged with delivering safe and reliable services for 2,000 flights annually. As Manager of United Express Operations at United World Headquarters in Chicago, Ill., Surles led a staff that managed operational performance for 120 daily flights operated by contracted carriers and ground handlers in 68 cities across the United network. His team also had direct support for the company's O'Hare hub operation of 312 daily flights, at which time his duties included budget development, capital funding appropriations, and employee training programs.  He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland.

"Trent has demonstrated throughout his impressive career that he knows how to grasp the ins and outs of large-scale operations, and that he can refine those operations so as to promote constant improvement," explained John Harman, Chief Operating Officer of Predictive Service. "Predictive maintenance is a core competency of our business, and we need someone in charge that can take a holistic view of our operations, providing performance oversight and project administration internally while fostering satisfaction amongst our customers. Mr. Surles has shown he possesses this expertise, and we look forward to working with him as a result."

About Predictive Service

Predictive Service is a global company focused on providing engineering, maintenance, reliability and sustainability solutions.  We utilize a collaborative and customized approach to maximize our clients' results accomplished through deploying unique technologies, thought processes, people, products and services. We offer a complete spectrum of consulting and assessment services, engineering and sustainability solutions, predictive maintenance and repair programs and continuous improvement options.  Our highly-skilled, global team of professionals serves an international client base with offices in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.  Predictive Service is also one of America's Fastest Growing Companies for the seventh consecutive year as rated by Inc. 5000. 

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