Indianapolis-based automation company Agilify has tapped Douglas Thompson as its new president. Thompson most recently served as chief executive officer of Ohio-based MedData. 

The company, which provides automation platforms and services aimed at improving business processes, cited Thompson’s experience in scaling several technology and services companies "from inception to market dominance." 

"Meeting the challenges of scaling the business in this explosive intelligent automation services market brought the question of ‘who can lead Agilify through this next wave of rapid growth?’," said Lee Coulter, founder of Agilify. "Doug has a proven record of growing companies through this scaling phase in emerging markets. With Doug’s leadership, we are ensuring Agilify is positioned for success."

Thompson succeeds Ed Hawkins in the role of president. Agilify, which employs nearly 70 in Indianapolis, launched its own commercial division late last year

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