Software Industry Veteran to Help Growing Supply Chain Provider Further its Leadership
OTTAWA, Dec. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Kinaxis® (TSX:KXS), provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based SCM and S&OP applications, today announced that Mr. Robert Courteau has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Courteau brings more than 25 years' experience as a senior executive, leading new business initiatives and achieving growth objectives with some of the world's foremost companies. Currently, Mr. Courteau serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Altus Group Limited, a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Prior to this role, Mr. Courteau was a corporate executive with SAP AG, holding positions such as the President, North America and Global Chief Operating Officer.
"On behalf of the entire Board of Directors and the company, we are delighted to welcome Bob," said Douglas Colbeth, Kinaxis Chairman of the Board. "He brings a unique breadth of current and past board experience, as well a strong public company background to our board."
"Kinaxis has built a powerful solution that enables global enterprises to quickly solve extremely complex supply chain issues in a way no other company can match," said Mr. Courteau. "I look forward to working with the board members and strong executive team as we build on the company's successes and execute Kinaxis' long-term growth strategies."
"Robert's past experience, especially as it pertains to enterprise class software, make him a solid addition to our Board," said John Sicard, Chief Executive Officer, Kinaxis. "I look forward to leveraging his valuable insight as we scale our business to realize the immense opportunity ahead."
Mr. Courteau has served on the Board of Directors of a number of private and publicly-traded companies and also been very active in supporting not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Courteau graduated from Concordia University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and also holds Honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from the same University in 2011.
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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.
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