Bill Briggs , Senior Editor
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS) today announced the appointment of Jason B. Zintak to the position of executive vice president of sales and marketing, effective August 18, 2009. In this role, Zintak will be responsible for JDA Software’s worldwide sales and marketing operations, its partner and alliances programs, and industry operations, including the company’s services industries and government aerospace and defense business units.
Zintak comes to JDA Software with more than 17 years of enterprise software sales and sales management experience. Most recently he served as the executive vice president of sales at HCL Axon, where he was responsible for the large enterprise sales and marketing organization focusing on delivering transformational solutions in multiple verticals, including retail and manufacturing. Zintak has also served in senior-level software sales executive and management roles at Capgemini, SAP and Blue Martini Software.
“We are pleased to welcome Jason to JDA Software’s executive management team,” said Hamish Brewer, chief executive officer, JDA Software. “Jason brings to JDA a stellar track record of developing, implementing and executing sales growth strategies, and consistently improving the performance of the sales organizations that he has managed. He knows what it takes to bring an organization to the next level, and will bring that experience to JDA’s worldwide sales teams.”
“I am thrilled to join JDA Software at this time. While the company’s software sales performance has been solid, I am confident that my experience will help contribute to increased performance of the Company’s software license sales,” Zintak said. “I look forward to working with the Company’s leadership team and organization, and supporting its growth and profitability objectives through further increasing the level of performance of its software sales and marketing organizations worldwide.”
JDA is further announcing today that its Chief Operating Officer, Chris Koziol, will be leaving the company, effective immediately, to pursue other opportunities. “On behalf of JDA, I would like to thank Chris for his service to the company, and wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors,” stated Brewer.
About JDA Software Group, Inc.
JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS) is the world’s leading supply chain solutions provider, helping companies optimize operations and improve profitability. JDA drives business efficiency for its global customer base of more than 5,800 retailers, manufacturers, wholesaler-distributors and services industries companies through deep domain expertise and innovative solutions. JDA’s combination of unmatched services, together with its integrated yet modular solutions for merchandising, supply chain planning and execution and revenue management, leverage the strong heritage and knowledge capital of market leaders including Manugistics, E3, Intactix and Arthur. When supply chain results matter, companies turn to JDA. For more information about JDA, visit www.jda.com or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1.800.479.7382 / +1.480.308.3000.
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