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Steelwedge Adds to Customer Roster and Executive Team with Nissan Selection and New Hires from Oracle and SAP
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, Thursday, November 21, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — Steelwedge Software, the leader in cloud-based sales and operations planning (S&OP), has made prestigious additions to its executive leadership and its customer roster in the fourth quarter of 2013.
Steelwedge has been selected by Nissan Europe SAS as its planning system of record. The Steelwedge planning solution will enable Nissan’s supply chain with better planning in production and dealer delivery for its world renowned automotive fleet. Nissan joins Steelwedge’s customer community that includes leading manufacturers such as Jaguar Land Rover, Sony and Lenovo. Steelwedge’s advanced scenario modeling capabilities will power Nissan’s executive decision-making and enable the automotive giant to meet its constantly growing demand.
Steelwedge will be rolled out over 34 countries and 200 users, integrating Nissan’s supply chain planning processes. “Worldwide, leading businesses like Nissan are recognising the power of cloud technology to enable the collation, integration and analysis of their sales and operations planning data,” said Glen Margolis, Steelwedge CEO. “We’re pleased that through our secure, scalable platform, Nissan will be able to respond more quickly to customer requirements.”
Andres Botero joins Steelwedge as Chief Marketing Officer from SAP, where he was the Global Lead of Supply Chain Management (SCM) Marketing. Danny Smith joins Steelwedge as Vice President, Industries from Oracle, where he served as its Executive Director for Supply Chain Management Solutions.
Steelwedge Software is the leading Integrated Business Planning solution provider. Steelwedge’s cloud-based Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) software solutions connect people, process and technology to power a single view of a company’s business. In a volatile global business environment, that single line of sight powers reliable “what-if” scenario modeling that pinpoints the financial impact of supply-demand trade-off decisions. Some of the world’s largest manufacturing companies including Jaguar Land Rover, Lenovo, Monsanto and Sony, trust Steelwedge to help them mitigate risk and rapidly adapt to global economic, political and environmental change through best-in-class S&OP. Visit www.steelwedge.com.
About Nissan in Europe:
Nissan has one of the most comprehensive European presences of any overseas manufacturer, employing more than 14,500 staff across locally-based design, research & development, manufacturing, logistics and sales & marketing operations. Last year Nissan plants in the UK, Spain and Russia produced more than 695,000 vehicles including mini-MPVs, award-winning crossovers, SUVs and commercial vehicles. Nissan now offers 24 diverse and innovative products for sale in Europe today, and is positioned to become the number one Asian brand in Europe.