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ATS appoints three VPs

Peoria, Ill. (January 22, 2008) - Advanced Technology Services announced the appointment of three new vice presidents. Rob Currier has been promoted to Vice President of Domestic Sales for FMS (Factory Maintenance Services) and IPS (Industrial Parts Services). Paul Grove has been promoted to Vice President of IPS, and Bill Stuckert has been promoted to Vice President of IT Services.

Currier joined the ATS Sales organization in 1987. He has held numerous sales roles, most recently as an Account Executive focused on growing the company's FMS business with Eaton Corporation. As Vice President he is charged with providing guidance and oversight to the field sales teams.

Grove has held positions of increasing responsibility at ATS since joining the company four years ago, including General Manager of Industrial Parts Services (IPS). As Vice President of IPS, Mr. Grove will be in charge of the sales and service delivery of ATS' industrial parts repair and calibration services, including responsibility for the company's two repair centers located in Peoria, IL and Livonia, MI.

As Vice President of ATS' IT Services Division, Stuckert is responsible for sales and service delivery of the company's IT organization. Before joining ATS, Mr. Stuckert spent 11 years with Comdisco, Inc. as Senior Vice President of the Public Sector Sales and Services Division.

Earlier this year, ATS achieved milestones by implementing a multi-faceted corporate strategy rooted in innovative human resources and marketing programs to recruit a skilled technical workforce. In addition, ATS delivered exceptional service and productivity improvements to customers while capitalizing on the expansion of the asset management services market that manufacturing analyst firm Frost & Sullivan sizes at $124 billion and growing.

ATS will continue its global growth in 2008 by expanding its operations in Mexico and the United Kingdom, developing operations in China, and exploring additional growth opportunities in Europe and Asia.

"We are pleased to welcome Rob, Paul and Bill to the ATS executive management team," said Jeffrey Owens, President of ATS. "The depth and breadth of experience they bring to the table will ensure the continued amplification and expansion of ATS' leadership position in the rapidly growing factory maintenance services market."

About ATS:
ATS makes factories run better. Advanced Technology Services, Inc. (ATS) improves productivity and profitability for many of the world's most respected manufacturers through the managed services of production equipment maintenance, information technology and spare parts repair. Founded in 1985, ATS employs over 2,200 people across the US and is a member of the National Association of Manufacturers. ATS is headquartered in Peoria, IL with offices and services centers located in Greenville, SC, Chicago, IL, Detroit, MI, Monterrey, Mexico and the United Kingdom.
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