PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 24, 2016) - Symphony EYC, the leading provider of software and services for retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers, today announced that it has appointed Suja Chandrasekaran to its Board of Directors. Chandrasekaran's experience in envisioning and delivering digital, consumer, supply chain and enterprise technologies for Fortune 100 Companies will be invaluable to Symphony EYC as it introduces its new Symphony Retail Cloud solutions and grows its business worldwide.
Suja is the chief information officer at Kimberly-Clark Corporation, and prior to that she was the global chief technology and data officer at Wal-Mart Stores. Before joining Wal-Mart, Ms. Chandrasekaran held CIO/CTO tech leadership positions at The Timberland Company, PepsiCo Inc. and Nestle. Her experience in digital and tech-centric roles, in retail and consumer packaged goods focused on customer-centricity and supply chain enables Chandrasekaran to see the consumer and product supply chain from end to end.
Symphony Retail Cloud solutions combine market data with best-in-class software to provide retailers and FMCG companies with all of the real-time and role-based intelligence needed to achieve maximum bottom-line business results. For retailers, Symphony Retail Cloud provides all the information needed to make the product and category trade-offs necessary to drive revenue growth two percent or more from an increase in trips and baskets from their best customers. For CPGs, these solutions enable deeper data driven collaboration as well as the ability to influence the path to purchase for consumers resulting in increased brand share.
"Chandrasekaran brings an unparalleled level of expertise in managing enterprise-class digital sales & supply chain systems to the Symphony EYC Board of Directors," said Pallab Chatterjee, chairman of Symphony EYC. "Her knowledge and real-world experience will be invaluable as we build out the Symphony Retail Cloud solution."
Chandrasekaran joins two other recently appointees to the Symphony EYC Board of Directors, Joan Lewis and Sandeep Dadlani.
About Symphony EYC
Symphony EYC brings together customer-centric retail insight solutions with the Symphony GOLD unified software platform for omni-channel retail to solve the toughest business problems for 15 of the world's 30 largest retailers, thousands of retail brands, and hundreds of national and regional chains worldwide. These capabilities maximize profitability by using insights to deliver highly targeted promotions and localized product assortments across all channels, supported by reliable and responsive retail operations and efficient supply chain execution. More at www.eyc.com
Symphony Retail Cloud is the industry's first customer-centric cloud solution that enables retailers and manufacturers to deliver more than two percent revenue growth by translating customer intelligence into insights and actions that drive bottom-line decisions. The intelligent, role-based solution is designed to optimize marketing, merchandising, supply chain and store operations through the combined power of Symphony EYC's customer-centric insights, Symphony GOLD's retail planning, optimization and execution capabilities, Simmons' cross-channel consumer research, and Symphony Advanced Media's real-time cross-media measurement.