EXTON, PA--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2013) - Elemica, the leading provider of supply chain integration and optimization solutions, announces the addition of Vince Squillacioti as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Head of Global Customer Support to its executive management team. In his role, Vince will report directly to CEO John Blyzinskyj, confirming the importance of the technology and global support organizations within Elemica. He will be responsible for ensuring Elemica's network is always operational for clients, and that they receive exceptional service from support personnel.
"Clients rely on Elemica's supply chain network to conduct commerce and it must always be available to them to ensure their success," said John Blyzinskyj, CEO of Elemica. "Raising the importance of the Global Support and IT Infrastructure groups within the company recognizes the very significant nature of the work that they deliver. I know Vince Squillacioti will make an excellent addition to our company and will provide operational direction for IT and expert leadership for the support organization."
Elemica's process industry clients conduct commerce more efficiently and reliably with their customers, suppliers, and logistics service providers utilizing a broad suite of supply chain solutions across the Elemica QuickLink Network. IT operations and customer care professionals are on the front line of ensuring the solutions are delivering the performance promised to clients and responding to customer support inquiries with expediency and high quality resolutions. Further growing and refining Elemica's capabilities in these areas will require Vince's executive leadership in strategic planning, change management, and organizational performance.
Previously, Vince Squillacioti was the CIO for CDI Corporation, a provider of engineering and information technology outsourcing solutions and professional staffing. At CDI, Vince led a large global IT organization and was in charge of CDI IT operations and application support, for guiding the company's future technology development, and for facilities management.
Vince holds a B.B.A. degree in Computer & Information Science from Temple University.
Elemica delivers state-of-the-art supply chain solutions in the areas of customer, supplier, sourcing, and logistics management. Elemica drives bottom line business results by promoting reduced cost of operations, faster process execution, automation of key business processes, removal of transactional barriers, and seamless information flow between business partners. Elemica was founded in 2000 and today connects more than 5,000 companies across multiple industries, processing over $150 billion in annual transactions. Elemica's global operations are headquartered outside Philadelphia and include offices in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Frankfurt, London, Seoul, Shanghai, 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.