Joe McKillips Named NETS Chair

MCKILLIPS 3ASSE member Joe McKillips, CSP, senior manager, Commercial Program Support, Global Environment, Health and Safety for Abbott Laboratories, has been named chair of Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) for 2014-15. McKillips has been a member of the NETS board of directors since 2008, and is a professional member of ASSE’s Northeastern Illinois Chapter.

During his career with Abbott, McKillips has provided safety and health leadership and technical support in manufacturing, R&D and commercial sales and service organizations, with emphasis in fleet safety, process safety management and loss prevention. Currently, McKillips provides fleet safety leadership and direction to Abbott’s worldwide commercial sales organization.

“Joe McKillips understands the complexity and challenges of developing, implementing and sustaining a global road safety program,” says Jack Hanley, NETS executive director. “His tactical skills combined with his strategic vision will contribute significantly to achieving the NETS mission of improving road safety throughout the world.”