|By Business Wire||
|June 12, 2014 11:45 AM EDT||
Arkieva (www.arkieva.com) the designer and supplier of the Arkieva suite of advanced planning and scheduling (APS) software products, which include solutions for sales and operations planning (S&OP), demand planning, inventory optimization, and supply planning, announced today the appointment of Garry Morton to the position of director of sales.
Morton joined Arkieva in October 2013 as sales account manager. In his new position he is responsible for the company’s worldwide sales operations and managing and identifying strategic partnerships. His primary focus is providing best-of-breed planning solutions for manufacturers who are seeking to gain the maximum value from their supply chain.
Morton has more than 25 years of experience providing sophisticated business solutions. A substantial part of his career was with Unisys Corporation where he held a variety of senior positions. He brings with him a unique blend of skills including keen business acumen, solid technical understanding, business development, business critical program development, and a track record of providing clients with business focused solutions.
Prior to joining Arkieva, Morton was with Heraeus Corporation, a precious metals company; as customs compliance project manager, he identified business critical customs compliance requirements and established teaming relationships (internal and external), cross functions, locally, globally, with suppliers and partners. He developed and implemented Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for all customs compliance procedures.
“Garry brings an ideal blend of experiences needed to fuel Arkieva’s sales and increase its global footprint,” said Sujit Singh, chief operating officer of Arkieva. ‘His knowledge of sales processes and best practices will greatly enhance our sales activities across the board.”
Morton has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
Arkieva Supply Chain Software
Arkieva, founded in 1993, is the developer of Arkieva software solutions for global manufacturing supply chains. With headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, USA, and offices in Antwerp, Belgium, and, Mangalore, India Arkieva is positioned to support multinational businesses around the world. Arkieva products enhance productivity and reduce operating costs in the supply chain, providing the full range of features necessary for effective Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP). Such major corporations as Momentive, INVISTA, Sunsweet Growers, Akzo Nobel and INEOS use Arkieva solutions. For more information, visit www.arkieva.com.