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​Christensen named as Barloworld supply chain software Senior VP of the Americas

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In a strategic drive to support its fast growth and expansion, Barloworld Supply Chain Software (SCS), a leader in supply chain software solutions, has recently added a further world-class executive to its senior management team.

Steve Christensen has joined Barloworld SCS as Senior Vice President of its Americas operation. He brings more than 20 years experience designing, testing, marketing, selling, implementing and supporting enterprise software for the supply chains of leading companies in industries such as Food, Manufacturing, Retail, Healthcare, and Automotive.

Steve has an accomplished career path during which he has gained experience in most supply chain roles and challenged accepted processes. Having spent the early part of his career with manufacturing companies such as Kraft and General Electric; Steve began to focus on supply chain software. During the past two decades he has fulfilled diverse roles in analysis, project management, marketing, and sales. His position prior to Barloworld SCS was as Founder of a multi award-winning software company.

In his new position, Steve will help drive market and delivery innovation by leveraging the existing world-class capabilities of Barloworld SCS. Managing sales, marketing and delivery in the Americas enables Steve to raise awareness of Barloworld SCS, grow revenue, and continue the company’s track record of exceeding customer expectations.

Speaking of his ambitions in his new role, Steve explained: “I am thrilled to be presented with this the opportunity. Barloworld SCS is a leader and innovator in the world of supply chain software. 
I look forward to working closely with our customers to drive and encourage ongoing value from the use of our software solutions. Our customer’s supply chains do not stop; there is no one right answer for all time. As their business evolves changes and matures, Barloworld SCS will remain on their team to explore new and more powerful ways to create competitive advantage.

“Barloworld SCS has a range of very successful and robust supply chain software products. My goal is to take the Americas supply chain landscape by storm. Through ongoing investment in the depth and quality of resources we are proud to have within our organisation, Barloworld SCS can continue to have a significant impact by assisting our customers to achieve amazing results. I am looking forward to further improving the company’s position and elevating recognition whilst preserving its integrity and values.”

“We are pleased to secure another strong, experienced leader to our team,” added Richard Forrest, CEO of Barloworld SCS “Steve has a great depth of experience in the industry as well as a track record in the vertical markets where we are currently expanding. He is a huge asset and valued addition to our rapidly growing organisation.”

Barloworld SCS delivers supply chain software solutions to organisations helping them to dramatically improve their supply chain systems and processes. With more than 20 years of global experience, the company has successfully delivered more than 500 software installations and over 800 consulting projects to more than 600 international clients in many distinct industries.