Event Alert: Kinaxis Customer, MSD, to Present at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Presenter to discuss building an integrated strategic differentiator for supply chain operations during September 19 session

OTTAWA, Sept. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Kinaxis® (TSX:KXS), provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based SCM and S&OP applications, is proud to be premier sponsors of the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, which takes place September 19-20 at the Park Plaza Westminster in London, United Kingdom.

Kinaxis Customer Presentation
Brian Thornley, associate vice president, global supply chain operations, MSD International GmbH (a subsidiary of Merck & Co.) will present, "Building an Integrated Strategic Differentiator for Supply Chain Operations" on September 19, 2016 from 3:45 – 4:15 p.m. Mr. Thornley will discuss how the dynamics of providing affordable global healthcare are forcing pharmaceutical players to rethink their approach to supply chain and the significance they give to having an effective, integrated supply chain strategy. He will also share the company's global supply chain strategy and how they utilize technology to integrate and optimize operations.

In addition, Kinaxis is sponsoring the Supply Chain Top 25 Dinner, where world-class supply chain achievements are celebrated. Kinaxis will be represented at the conference and will take part in the Solution Provider Showcase at Booth P1 Level 1, where attendees will have the opportunity to see RapidResponse in action.

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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.

For further information: Investor Relations: Ross Marshall | LodeRock Advisors Inc., ross.marshall@loderockadvisors.com, (416) 526-1563; Media Relations: Melissa Clow, Tel: (613) 592-5780 ext. 5513, mclow@kinaxis.com

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