Kinaxis Names Aamer Rehman as Vice President, Manufacturing Solutions

Supply chain software veteran to provide leadership and guidance to global field teams

OTTAWA, Nov. 10, 2011 /CNW/ - Kinaxis, provider of RapidResponse Control Tower, a multi-enterprise planning and "what-if" simulation solution, recently named Aamer Rehman as vice president, manufacturing solutions. Guiding industry and solution strategy across the manufacturing sector, Rehman will support global field teams throughout the sales and implementation life cycle.

"As a proven leader with a history of successful program management, solution management and supply chain consulting experience working with Fortune 500 companies across the discrete manufacturing sector, Aamer will drive significant business and financial benefit for both Kinaxis and its customers," said John Sicard, chief operating officer for Kinaxis.

Rehman joins Kinaxis after spending 13 years with JDA/i2, where he gained hands-on experience in supply chain transformation, lean and six sigma deployment, sales and operations planning (S&OP), and numerous other enterprise and manufacturing execution processes. Prior to JDA/i2, Rehman spent eight years in the manufacturing industry in various planning and supply chain management positions.

"I am extremely impressed with the Kinaxis Control Tower vision to achieve global visibility and decision support across multiple business processes using a single product," Rehman said. "With its on-demand deployment model, exceptional architecture, quick time to benefits, and solution usability, Kinaxis will change the current paradigm of traditional APS and ERP vendors offering a patchwork of multiple products. I am excited to be a part of such an innovative and visionary team of people so dedicated to working toward a common goal."

ABOUT KINAXIS

Kinaxis delivers a multi-enterprise planning and "what-if" simulation solution―RapidResponse Control Tower. Control Tower customers use this scalable, cloud solution for both longer term and real-time demand and supply balancing. Large manufacturing companies with complex supply chain networks and volatile business environments rely on RapidResponse for collaborative planning, continuous performance management, and coordinated response to plan variances across multiple areas of the business, including supply chain planning, demand management, S&OP, supplier collaboration, project management, workforce optimization and profitability management. Replacing disparate planning and performance management tools, Kinaxis customers are realizing significant operations performance breakthroughs, because from a single system, they can make decisions quickly, collaboratively, and in line with the shared business objectives of multiple stakeholders. Learn more about Kinaxis at: www.kinaxis.com

Additional web links:
RapidResponse Control Tower
Supply Chain Expert Community


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SOURCE Kinaxis

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Media Contact:
Lauren Bossers
Social media and public relations manager
1 (613) 592-5780 ext. 5379
lbossers@kinaxis.com


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