Supply Chain Management Cloud Provider Gains Strategic Resource with New
OTTAWA, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Kinaxis Inc. (KXS - TSX), provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based SCM and S&OP applications, is proud to
announce the appointment of David Kelly to Vice President, Professional Services. With more than 15 years of
experience working for enterprise software companies in a professional
services capacity, David will be responsible for the company's global
deployment, training and consulting teams.
"David's experience in overseeing service organizations in providing
enterprise wide business solutions that drive business process
efficiency, improved revenue performance and cost savings is of
significant value to Kinaxis and the right fit for our organization. He
will help enable steady growth and continue with our long-standing
history of professional service excellence," said Doug Colbeth, CEO at
"The mission of the Kinaxis professional services team is to develop
trusted relationships with the companies we serve. We believe there is
a competitive advantage in our ability to share valuable industry
insight and best practice experience in delivering solutions that can
transform the way our customers manage their supply chains and their
business. It is my pleasure and honor to lead a group of people with
the level of dedication and know-how that the Kinaxis professional
services team possesses," said David Kelly.
David replaces Monique Rupert, former Vice President of Customer
Services, as she retires from her position after over six years of
successfully leading and growing the professional services
organization. Having completed a smooth transition of responsibilities,
David will provide a continued focus on high-quality deployments of
RapidResponse ensuring Kinaxis customers maximize the value of their
S&OP and supply chain application investments.
David comes to Kinaxis from IBM where he led IBM's Enterprise Content
Management (ECM) worldwide services business. As IBM's WW ECM services
leader, David worked directly with IBM's largest global customers,
global IBM sales teams, and managed a sales and delivery team that was
responsible for driving services revenue and delivery of ECM
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About Kinaxis Inc.
Kinaxis is a leading provider of cloud-based subscription software that
enables our customers to improve and accelerate analysis and
decision-making across their supply chain operations. The supply chain
planning and analytics capabilities of our product, RapidResponse, create the foundation for managing multiple, interconnected supply chain management processes. By using the single RapidResponse product instead of combining
individual disparate software solutions, our customers gain visibility across their supply chains, can respond quickly to changing conditions, and ultimately realize significant operating efficiencies.
SOURCE: Kinaxis Inc.