Blue Ridge Announces New Executive Appointment

Industry Veteran Will Lead Client Services for Supply Chain Planning Technology Leader.

Atlanta, GA -- August 30, 2016

Blue Ridge, a global leader in cloud demand forecasting, planning, replenishment, allocation and analytics, today announced a new executive appointment that strengthens the Company’s operations, support and client services. Victor Chen was named Vice President of Client Services and will lead the delivery of supply chain planning technology implementations and ongoing advisory engagements.

The new hire comes at a time of strategic expansion as retailers and distributors are implementing Blue Ridge technology to transform their business performance. Ace Hardware International and Merchants Market Group join other new Blue Ridge clients who sought enhanced demand forecasting, planning and inventory optimization to combat the complexities and variability of today’s commerce.

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“Victor’s extensive supply chain and services expertise will accelerate our organization to meet our customer-obsessed vision,” stated Greg White, CEO of Blue Ridge. “Adding Victor to the executive team will build on our current momentum, continue to drive high customer satisfaction and help our customers achieve exceptional supply chain precision.”

Mr. Chen joins Blue Ridge with more than 16 years of experience as a leader and trusted advisor for the implementation and overall success of numerous enterprise supply chain projects. Prior to joining Blue Ridge, he served as Director at Barkawi Management Consultants where he led transformational Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) engagements. His background also includes extensive supply chain, supply chain planning, and logistics experience with management and consulting roles at Steelwedge, Univar, Booz Allen Hamilton and JDA.

About Blue RIdge

Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning and Price Optimization solutions empower distributors and retailers to tap into undiscovered margin through enterprise-wide inventory intelligence, automation and synchronization. Blue Ridge uniquely combines demand forecasting with pricing strategy, so that businesses can proactively understand the unpredictable and allocate the right inventory – right-priced across the entire mix – to accelerate top- and bottom-line results. In a world where the only constant is change, Blue Ridge provides more certainty, more speed, and more assurance – so companies can see the why behind the buy, and respond faster to the unexpected. That’s why major retailers and distributors rely on Blue Ridge for a more foreseeable future. For more information, go to www.blueridgeglobal.com