EXTON, PA--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2013) - Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces that the reorganization of their Product Management team optimizes efficiency and performance, and includes promotions for several key players. With the launch of the entirely new QuickLink Network platform, and associated introduction of Elemica's Supply Chain Operating Network, the stage is set for new or more powerful SmartLink business process enablement apps and more robust analytics. Product Management's reorganization will better align the team to tackle the company's goal of continued leadership in the supply chain Cloud/SaaS marketplace.
"The growing global economy has redefined the dynamics of competition for modern organizations and success depends on effective global supply chain management strategies enabled by solutions that are more agile and adaptable," said Rick Katz, Chief Technology Officer at Elemica. "Elemica's portfolio of products creates market-leading global supply chains for our customers. That is why high a performing Product Management team is so important. We've optimized the organization to better position each team member for success; so that they can make more market-driven contributions to our offerings."
Cindi Hane is named Vice-President of the newly created Technical Product Management group, focusing on the ongoing development of all of Elemica's Cloud/SaaS-based products. She will also manage the relationships with third party partners and continue in her role as Product Management for Logistics. Cindi is a thought leader in the supply chain field with expertise in strategic planning, supply chain optimization, transportation management, and more, working for companies like Americold Logistics, DB Schenker, BAX Global, and CAPS Logistics.
Gary Neights is appointed Director, QuickLink Network Product Management. Gary's broad supply chain experience and deep knowledge of Elemica's target markets uniquely position him to take on this critical and challenging role. Omar Nadi will transition from Elemica's Professional Services team to Product Manager for over the Supplier Management solution suite. Omar will manage both Elemica's current offerings and identify areas for new product introductions.
Elemica's Supply Chain Operating Network is designed to give clients greater control over their global supply chains. Capturing transaction data, across all trading partners, and translating it into actionable information is key to driving value out of the supply chain. By combining powerful SmartLink business process applications with a robust QuickLink Network, Elemica solutions improve operational efficiency, lower costs, and decrease working capital. Founded in 2000, Elemica today processes approximately $230B in annual transactions across more than 6,500 process industry trading partners. Elemica's global operations are headquartered outside Philadelphia and include offices in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Frankfurt, London, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo. Clients include BASF, BP, Continental, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, LANXESS, Michelin, Rhodia, Shell, Sumitomo Chemical, and Yokohama. For more information, visit www.elemica.com.