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Mar 26, 2024

Phillips Promotes Sara Wissmueller to Chief Information Officer

Sara Wissmueller - Chief Information Officer

(Irvine, CA, March 26, 2024) Phillips is pleased to announce the promotion of Sara Wissmueller to Chief Information Officer of Phillips Corporate. Wissmueller previously served as Vice President of Information Technology at Phillips Connect and has played a pivotal role in evolving the company’s technical initiatives. 

Wissmueller and her team will now serve all business units within the Phillips Family of companies. The shift aligns with Phillips’ pursuit of a more cohesive and globally-synchronized approach that will fuse distinct units into a singular powerhouse of quality and innovation. Wissmuleller’s corporate leadership is focused on enhancing efficiency, security, and ensuring seamless operations. Initiatives include network support, ERP and CRM development and administration, compliance, cybersecurity and business continuity plans. 

Wissmueller will continue to oversee key responsibilities within Phillips Connect, including cloud infrastructure, data warehouse development and support, and customer support. She will also take on added responsibilities within Phillips Industries, focusing on production support and process improvements for the quote-to-cash process, as well as providing IT support for all operations.

Rob Phillips, CEO of Phillips Industries and Founder of Phillips Connect commented ”Our company is committed to adding value for our customers, and top-tier leadership like Sara’s has greatly contributed to our success. Sara’s well-deserved promotion reflects her exceptional talent and dedication to moving us forward. She will drive technological initiatives and ensure the security and reliability of our IT systems as we continue to offer the most innovative and reliable solutions to our industry.”

Wissmueller is a California resident. She obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Information Systems and Accounting from the University of Wisconsin and a Masters in Business Administration from Marquette University.


Based in Irvine, CA, USA, Phillips has been dedicated to designing, manufacturing, and distributing high-quality solutions to the commercial truck and trailer industry for nearly a century. Phillips has manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe. Its manufacturing facilities have earned top-quality accreditations, including ISO/IATF 16949 and ISO 14001, and have received multiple prestigious customer awards. Phillips maintains active membership in key industry associations, including TMC, ATA, SAE, Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association, and various state trucking associations. Phillips stands as a beacon of excellence, delivering reliable products that keep the world moving forward on the road.

Phillips Industries, Phillips Connect, Phillips Europe, Phillips Asia Pacific, Phillips de Mexico, Phillips Innovations, and Phillips Connect Motorsports are entities under the Phillips Family umbrella. Together, they provide comprehensive solutions that meet the evolving needs of commercial vehicle operators, with a focus on safety, security, cost reduction, and asset utilization. Phillips continues to set industry standards through its unwavering commitment to research, development, innovation, and customer-centric collaboration. For more information, please visit our website: