|[February 26, 2013]
Revionics Continues Global Expansion - Appoints Jeff Edwards as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Asia Pacific
ROSEVILLE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Inc., the leading provider of End-to-End
Merchandise Optimization solutions, announced today that it
continues its strong global expansion and has appointed Jeff Edwards as
Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Asia Pacific. Edwards has
been successfully serving as Revionics' Senior Vice President of Sales
and Account Management for the company's North American efforts. In his
new role, Edwards will be responsible for strategic sales and business
development efforts across the entire Asia Pacific region.
"I am pleased to appoint Jeff Edwards to this new position. He did an
excellent job leading our sales and account management efforts for North
America and will build upon this success and help us strengthen our
market share in Asia Pacific," stated Marc
Hafner, President and CEO of Revionics. "Asia Pacific represents a
strategic growth area for Revionics and with Jeff's extensive Asia
Pacific experience and proven track record with our company, we are
confident his efforts there will accelerate adoption of our solutions in
Revionics already has customers and strong partners in Asia Pacific.
They recently signed on City
Farmers, an Australian retailer which combines the provision of pet
supplies with garden and pool products in a large format offering, and
their partners include MCC
Solutions Co., Ltd., a leading technology and business systems
integration company, and OPRE
Consulting, Inc., a price optimization consulting firm.
JC Mercado (News - Alert), OPRE Consulting's President, stated: "With Asia Pacific
contributing 40% of global growth in 2012 and 7.9% growth expected this
year, there is no better time and place for Revionics to focus on this
region. We are excited to work with Jeff Edwards and the rest of his
team to provide science for pricing assortment and space decisions and
blend this with the art and long tradition of retail management in Asia."
"I am very excited about my new appointment and I look forward to
accelerating the adoption of Revionics' End-to-End
Merchandise Optimization solutions in the Asia Pacific market,"
stated Jeff Edwards, Revionics' new Senior Vice President and Managing
Director of Asia Pacific. "Our solutions are an excellent fit for the
retailers in this region and I know we can deliver high-value solutions
that deliver a quick and strong ROI for them."
"By using Revionics' solutions, major Korean retailers can use the price
factor as a silver bullet in the intensifying competitive market, which
improves the profitability of their business and can also provide
rational price and value to their customers," stated YK Min, CEO of MCC
Solutions Co., Ltd.
Most recently serving as Revionics' Senior Vice President of Sales and
Account Management for North America, Edwards is a seasoned sales
executive with over 25 years of global experience building and leading
teams that have introduced early stage technologies, developed channel
partnerships, and successfully grown operations from inception to more
than $100 million. Edwards has worked and consulted for global
technology powerhouses like IBM, NEC (News - Alert), Hitachi, Computer Associates and
AT&T. Edwards conducted his Masters studies in International Marketing
at J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University
and earned his Bachelors degree in Business Administration from North
Central College in Illinois.
About Revionics, Inc.
delivers the industry's most powerful End-to-End
Merchandise Optimization solution, enabling retailers of all sizes
to execute a fact-based Omni-channel merchandising strategy utilizing
the most comprehensive set of shopper demand signals to enhance
financial performance with improved customer satisfaction. Revionics'
solutions leverage advanced predictive analytics and demand-based
science to ensure retailers have the right product, price, promotion,
placement and space allocation for optimal results across all touch
points in the Omni-channel shopping episode - online, in-store, social
and mobile. Offered on a scalable, high performance Cloud-based SaaS (News - Alert)
platform, these solutions future-proof retailers from Big Data/Fast Data
challenges, while providing speed-to-ROI. Over 31,000 retail locations
and $95B in annual revenue across grocery, drug, building materials,
convenience, general merchandise, discount, sporting goods stores and
eCommerce sites optimize with Revionics' solutions. Revionics has been
recognized as a 2012 Deloitte (News - Alert) Technology Fast 500™, Red Herring Top 100
Global, Red Herring Top 100 Americas and JMP Securities' Hot 100
Software Company. For more information, please visit www.revionics.com.
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