SOURCE: Kewill


April 13, 2016 08:00 ET

Kewill Bolsters Leadership Team With Four Key Hires

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM and CHELMSFORD, MA--(Marketwired - April 13, 2016) - Kewill, a leading provider of innovative software for supply chain execution, is pleased to announce the addition of four talented executives who will help lead the company in the areas of finance, legal, IT, and product management.

Joining Kewill are:

  • Jon Harston as Chief Financial Officer. Harston will oversee the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company as well as the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. He comes to Kewill from aquilaheywood, where he served as group finance director. Prior to that he was EMEA finance director at CSG International. 
  • Joy Burkholder Meier as Executive Vice President of Legal and Human Resources. Meier will focus on driving Kewill's talent programs to ensure the workforce is comprised of the top talent from around the world. She comes to Kewill from Corvisa, where she served as general counsel. She has also served as general counsel at Evite, BuySeasons and API Healthcare. Previously she spent more than 10 years in the supply chain sector working for RedPrairie and JDA. 
  • Scott Brown as Executive Vice President of Support and Cloud Services. Brown is tasked with continuing to grow Kewill's cloud/hosting business. He will also be focused on all aspects of global support services and internal IT operations. Brown has deep experience managing cloud and internal IT organizations both in and out of the supply chain arena and excels at building strong relationships with customers. He has held leadership positions at International Business Systems, MacromatiX, RedPrairie, Home Discovery and Hanco. 
  • Lee Payne as Vice President of Product Strategy. Payne was brought on board to guide the overall vision and strategy of the Kewill MOVE platform. She is integral to all aspects of Kewill's customer-centric product management initiatives. Payne has held a variety of key positions in the supply chain industry, most recently serving as vice president of strategic value at Supply Chain Solutions. 

"Jon, Joy, Scott and Lee are fantastic additions to the Kewill family and will make a lasting impact across our business," said Kewill CEO Doug Braun. "All four are renowned for having a tireless work ethic and taking an innovative approach to their respective areas of expertise."

About Kewill

A worldwide leader in logistics software, Kewill empowers organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain.

Kewill delivers quantifiable value to our customers by forging long-term partnerships that enable them to minimize risk, grow their business and respond to changing market dynamics. The Kewill MOVE® platform helps companies collaborate, reduce costs, manage volatility and automate processes across the entire supply chain -- from transportation and warehousing to compliance and visibility.

Kewill supports supply chain execution activities for 7,500 companies in more than 100 countries. To learn more about the company, visit, follow us on Twitter @Kewill_Ltd or check our LinkedIn page for company updates.

Contact Information

  • For additional information, contact:
    Emily Held
    PAN Communications
    +1 617-502-4300