Crandall assumes full operational and strategic leadership responsibility of Savi Group, and remains as Savi Group's Chief Operating Officer, a position he has held since April.
Prior to joining Savi, Crandall served as vice president of Strategic Planning at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, responsible for leading the company's strategic planning process in coordination with the Corporation and other Lockheed Martin business units. In addition to holding a variety of program and line-of-business executive positions at Lockheed Martin, Crandall worked for three years at Bechtel Corporation, where he served as a principal vice president as well as president of Bechtel's Civil/Water Global Industry Units.
Savi Group comprises the Savi Technology and Savi Logistics Systems lines of business and the Savi Networks joint venture with Hutchison Port Holdings. Savi Group also co-develops solutions with other Lockheed Martin divisions on large, complex government projects for In-Transit Visibility (ITV), cargo security and asset management.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, Savi is a leading provider of active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and other Automatic Identification Technology solutions that improve the visibility, management and security of supply chain assets, shipments and consignments.