PLEASANTON, Calif., March 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steelwedge, a provider of cloud-based planning solutions and services that inform better decision-making for global organizations, today announced that Tony Aug, Vice President and General Manager of eCommerce for Arrow Electronics has been named to the Steelwedge Strategy Advisory Board. The Steelwedge Strategy Advisory Board serves as a forum in which business planning leaders and researchers identify innovative approaches to solving both present and future challenges facing the business planning solutions industry.
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As Vice President and General Manager of eCommerce for Arrow Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, Tony is responsible for product development, supply chain management, and sales and marketing for the global digital platform Arrow.com. Previously, he held the position of Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, eCommerce and Strategy. Prior to joining Arrow, Tony served as the Vice President of Applications and Global Business Services at Sanmina, a leading electronic manufacturing services company.
“Tony’s expertise in electronics manufacturing will be invaluable to Steelwedge as we continue to raise the bar for Supply Chain Planning in the manufacturing industry,” said Steelwedge CEO Pervinder Johar. “Tony is an innovative supply chain and eCommerce leader who will be a great addition to the stellar roster of executives who all share a history of forward-thinking leadership strategies.”
Aug commented, “Throughout my career, Supply Chain Planning has been a key discipline in the success of electronics manufacturing operations. It’s an honor to join the strategic team that Steelwedge has assembled, sharing best practices across industries that will enhance methods for leveraging data and analytics to help more companies be ‘Ready to Act.’”
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.
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