Contact: Charles Territo
Title: Senior Vice President of Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs
Phone: (480) 443-7000
Tempe, AZ – American Traffic Solutions (ATS) has announced that Heather Zorge has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Heather had served as Interim CFO since November 2012.
“Over the last two and a half years, Heather has become a key member of the ATS leadership team,” said Jim Tuton, Chief Executive Officer of ATS “Heather brings over 14 years of international finance, accounting and Big 4 audit experience, which I am confident she will use to lead the Finance and Accounting organization through the continued growth of ATS, both financially and strategically.”
Heather is the former Chief Accounting Officer for Petroplus Holdings AG, which was listed on the Swiss stock exchange and was Europe’s largest independent refining company generating $28 billion in annual revenues, based in Zug, Switzerland. Prior to working for Petroplus she worked in the audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Arizona and Virginia focusing on large SEC audits and Sarbanes Oxley implementation and compliance. She is a licensed CPA and holds a BS in Accounting from Arizona State University.
“ATS is the industry leader and has grown significantly since my arrival in 2010,” said Heather Zorge, Chief Financial Officer. “I am incredibly excited about the opportunity to utilize and develop my experience at the executive leadership level and to play a key role in driving growth strategy. My key focus is to ensure that ATS has the right financial structure, talent and processes in place to support the company’s expansion, profitability and financial success well into the future.”
About American Traffic Solutions:
ATS is proud to be the market leader in road safety camera installations in North America. ATS has more than 3,000 installed red-light and speed safety cameras serving more than 30 million people. ATS has contracts in nearly 300 communities in 21 states and Washington, D.C., including: Fort Worth, Kansas City, Memphis, Nassau County (N.Y.), New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Seattle and St. Louis. ATS also offers PlatePass, an automated electronic toll payment service that enables rental vehicle customers to use high-speed, cashless electronic toll lanes. ATS is a privately-owned, U.S. corporation. For more information, please visit: atsol.com or www.PlatePass.com. To view video that serves as a chilling reminder of the dangers that red-light runners present to our family and children; visit ATS on YouTube here: http://www.youtube.com/user/ATSRoadSafety