VAI Appoints New Food Development Executive

VAI Veteran Ira Dannenberg Promoted to Vice President of R&D - Food Division

RONKONKOMA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), a leading provider of ERP software, today announced the appointment of Ira Dannenberg to Vice President of R&D - Food Division. In this role, Dannenberg will head a team of programmer analysts, senior project managers and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) specialists involved in the sale of S2K for Food and VAI related products. He will manage multiple ERP implementations including the creation of project specifications, quotes, timelines and budgets. In addition, Dannenberg will lead the food research & development team on all future food software package development.

S2K for Food Software is a powerful industry-specific solution that delivers a comprehensive set of integrated, cross-functional business processes. Food distributors can manage enterprise resources, supply chain, and customer relationships more efficiently and effectively. Food processors can utilize S2K’s integrated suite of manufacturing applications to track work in process and packaged / assembled food products throughout the shop floor. S2K for Food also helps businesses comply with the FDA Safety Act ruling by using lot control to track the shelf life date of all products in both inbound and outgoing shipments.

Bob Giustino, vice president of operations, VAI, said, “In his prior role as project director, Ira had been the leader of VAI’s S2K Food Package team and worked very closely in the food package research and development. His extensive implementation experience and management skills have greatly aided VAI’s sales team in their food package sales efforts. We welcome Ira to his new role as VP of R&D Food Division, and look forward to his future efforts with S2K for Food development.”

“The S2K food package is a truly comprehensive solution that can dramatically improve profitability for our customers,” said Dannenberg. “I am excited to manage a talented and experienced VAI food package development and project management team, and I look forward to assisting VAI food customers in automating best practices across their organizations with the implementation of S2K for Food.”

About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)

VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Premier Business Partner, VAI is the 2012 IBM Beacon Award Winner for Outstanding Solutions for Midsize Businesses. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions in real-time and empower their mobile workforces. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY with branch offices in Florida, Illinois and California, For more information, visit, follow @VAISoftware on Twitter or “like us” on

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Source: Vormittag Associates, Inc.