MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 29, 2013) - TECSYS Inc. (TSX:TCS), an industry-leading supply chain management software company, announced today that Mr. Pedro Patrao has joined the Company as Senior Vice-President Global Services to manage all aspects of TECSYS' consulting, software implementations, custom enhancements and customer care services to the Company's enterprise clients worldwide.
Peter Brereton, President and CEO of TECSYS, commented: "With a market-leading position and visionary stance in Gartner's WMS magic quadrant, a growing world-class customer base, particularly in healthcare, and a substantial backlog in excess of $27 million, we wanted to drive our core competency in services to another level of execution and further deliver on our customers for life mission. Pedro comes with an unequivocal track record of accomplishments with a multidisciplinary line of business responsibilities in services for one of the largest software companies in the world. Beyond a structured and process-oriented background, his dynamic, hands-on and customer orientation fits our entrepreneurial and growth-oriented culture. He will undoubtedly be a strong new ingredient in our drive to deliver on our customer commitments and fiscal responsibilities moving forward."
Mr. Patrao brings more than twenty years of experience as an executive in leadership roles of services and enterprise software, as well as supply chain management. Most notably fourteen years with SAP in management roles of progressively-increasing responsibility; leading multiple teams, in multiple line-of-businesses, and multiple geographies. Mr. Patrao was recognized by SAP with a significant number of awards for his notable accomplishments.
TECSYS is a leading supply chain management software provider that delivers powerful enterprise distribution, warehouse and transportation logistics software solutions. The company's customers include over 600 mid-size and Fortune 1000 corporations in healthcare, heavy equipment, third-party logistics, and general wholesale high-volume distribution industries. TECSYS' shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TCS.
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