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Park City Group Inc., provider of web-based inventory and labor optimization software for retailers, has named Robert P. Hermanns senior vice president, responsible for U.S. customer relations and corporate development.
Park City Group Inc., provider of web-based inventory and labor optimization software for retailers, has named Robert P. Hermanns senior vice president, responsible for U.S. customer relations and corporate development. He will also become a member of the Park City Group board of directors.
Hermanns has over 40 years experience in retail and wholesale grocery operations and was president, CEO and vice chairman of the board of directors of Associated Grocers Inc. from 2002 through 2005. He is also the former chief operating officer of Weis Markets, a $2 billion company with 163 retail food markets in the Mid-Atlantic States.
Hermanns also held a number of executive positions over a 30-year career with American Stores Co., an $18 billion food and drug retailer, including COO for procurement and logistics. He also served as executive vice president, general manager of the 240-store Southern California Division of American’s Lucky Stores Division and senior vice president of marketing for the Northern California Division.
Park City Group reports that in the last six months, it has added employees in data analytics, account management, finance, and product development. The company currently employs over 40 people in seven U.S. states and Bangalore, India.
Park City’s technology started in the operations of Mrs. Fields Cookies, co-founded by Randy Fields, CEO of Park City Group. Customers include The Home Depot, Victoria’s Secret, Pacific Sunwear of California, Anheuser Busch Entertainment and Tesco Lotus.