3/5/2012

WILMINGTON, DE. – March 5, 2012 –  Arkieva (arkieva.com),  designer and supplier of a full suite of Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) software tools, announced today the appointments of three new directors to its recently reorganized management team.

Peter Murphy is the newly named director, software implementation. He has more than 10 years of experience managing the implementation of supply chain decision support tools and has worked on some of Arkieva’s largest accounts.  In his new position he will manage the company’s software implementation team and have overall responsibility for all new implementations from start to finish.

Murphy received a B.S. in Mathematics from SUNY College at Buffalo.  He also has an M.S. in Operations Research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Farah Marasigan is named director, optimization and leads the Arkieva Operations Research and Optimization Practice.  In her new role she is responsible for identifying and integrating new supply chain technology into the Arkieva software product line.

Prior to joining Arkieva, Dr. Marasigan was a consultant at Talus Solutions, which later became an integral part of Manugistics.  She earned an M.S. in Mathematics from the University of South Carolina, as well as a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of the Philippines.  She completed her doctoral work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned a Ph.D. in Operations Research.

Georgi Genov, a company veteran, is promoted to director, software development at Arkieva.  In his new role he leads the software development team and is responsible for the development and delivery of the entire product line and leads software development for new products. Genov began his career with Arkieva in 1999 and has been instrumental in software development programs for manufacturing clients both in the United States and in Europe. He holds a B.S. in physics from the University of Sofia in Sofia, Bulgaria.

“Georgi, Peter, and Farah are all seasoned supply chain software professionals,” said Sujit Singh, chief operating officer of Arkieva.  “We started out as a company heavily engaged in consulting nearly two decades ago, but today 100 percent of our revenue is derived from the design, sales and support of our APS software solution.  These appointments and corresponding responsibilities highlight that reality and better position our organization to focus on the needs of our customers and our evolution as a company.”

About Arkieva

Arkieva, founded in 1993, is the developer of the Arkieva Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) software solution for complex manufacturing supply chains.  With headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, and European operations in Antwerp, Belgium, Arkieva is positioned to support manufacturing operations across the globe. 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 INEOS, AkzoNobel, INVISTA, Momentive, ANADIGICS and Sunsweet use the Arkieva solution. For more information, see arkieva.com.

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