PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steelwedge, a provider of cloud-based planning solutions and services that inform better decision-making for global organizations, today announced that Jan-Paul Boos has been named Senior Vice President of International Sales. Jan-Paul Boos is a highly accomplished enterprise sales executive who joins Steelwedge from his previous position of Vice President of Sales for JDA Software in EMEA. Prior to that, Boos served as Senior Vice President of EMEA for Kewill, and his career also features EMEA sales leadership positions with both RedPrairie and Manhattan Associates.
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“Jan-Paul’s experience in the international supply chain marketplace is an incredible asset to Steelwedge as we continue to grow our global customer base,” said Steelwedge CEO Pervinder Johar. “Jan-Paul understands the global market—including the channel partners, buyers and revenue levers needed to achieve breakout growth. Throughout his career, he has consistently driven success for sales teams that penetrate enterprise accounts and developed profitable customer relationships.”
“It’s exciting to join a company with such a strong history and reputation in the supply chain planning industry that understands the importance of leading through innovation,” said Jan-Paul Boos. “It’s an excellent time to join Steelwedge, as the company is uniquely positioned for future growth and success.”
Gartner categorized Steelwedge as a leader in its 2015 Magic Quadrant for Sales & Operations Planning System of Differentiation, and a Visionary in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record. To view a copy of the S&OP report, go to 2015 Magic Quadrant for Sales & Operations Planning System of Differentiation.
Organizations use Steelwedge’s cloud planning platform and services to align product, sales, demand, supply, strategy, operations and financial decisions across roles, geographies, products, time horizons, channels, customers and suppliers to improve efficiency and outcomes. Steelwedge’s PlanStreaming cloud combines predictive, prescriptive and responsive analytics and technology to equip organizations to be ready to act in time with opportunity, especially in highly competitive markets where continuous planning is essential and efficiently responding to changing conditions is advantageous. To learn more about Steelwedge, visit www.steelwedge.com.