8/20/2012

WILMINGTON, Del., August 20, 2012 – Arkieva (formerly Supply Chain Consultants), the designer and supplier of the Arkieva suite of  Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) software tools for manufacturing companies, announced today the appointments of three new managers to its growing marketing and sales staff.

Jeff Ondria, sales account executive, comes to Arkieva with nearly 20 years of account management experience within the Wine and Spirits supply chain software industry. Jeff has worked closely with many of the industry’s premier suppliers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers delivering inventory, salesforce automation, and data analysis management solutions for each tier of the alcohol distribution system. Jeff received a B.A. in Communications from Temple University.

Kurt Lane, sales account executive, has more than 12 years of experience in consultative software sales and account management, selling a complex technology solution across many different vertical markets. He also had a highly successful history of increasing sales and improving profits.  Kurt received a B.S. in Organizational Management from Wilmington University.

Amy Wallace-Piccirilli, marketing communications coordinator, has a background in advertising, with former sales positions handling print and online business advertising as well as web design and SEO for both SuperMedia and Yellowbook.  She was a top sales performer with both organizations.  Amy graduated from the University of Delaware Honors Program in 2007, with a B.S. in Business Leadership & Consumer Economics and a Minor in Computer Science.

“Amy, Kurt and Jeff are all seasoned software sales and marketing professionals,” said Sujit Singh, chief operating officer of Arkieva. “Last year we changed our corporate brand and refocused our messaging on the key aspects of our business. These appointments and corresponding responsibilities highlight that reality and better position our organization to focus on the needs of the market and our future success.”

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. The company provides a wide range of supply chain software solutions that enhance productivity and reduce operating costs, providing the full range of features necessary for effective Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), and are in use in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Such major corporations as Momentive, INVISTA, Sunsweet Growers, AkzoNobel, Lawter, PCCR USA, ANADIGICS and INEOS use Arkieva products. Arkieva is a Microsoft Certified Partner. For more information see arkieva.com.

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