JDA Users Group Elects New Executive Officers at JDA FOCUS 2014

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JDA Users Group Elects New Executive Officers at JDA FOCUS 2014

Las Vegas, NV. – April 29, 2014 –

, today announced that four individuals from within the JDA customer base have been elected to executive leadership positions within the JDA Users Group. The election took place at JDA’s annual global conference FOCUS 2014, with new officers announced during the General Session.


Incumbent president George Frongillo, Staples, was re-elected as Users Group president. Greg Gries, Perdue Farms; Pam Sheen, Dunkin’ Brands; and Suzanne Toepfer, Chico’s FAS Inc., have been elected as Users Group vice presidents. Lesley Klinger, The Hershey Company, was elected as Users Group administrative director. 


JDA Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide an environment where members can share ideas on product direction and enhancements with JDA Product Management. SIGs are typically organized around JDA solutions with each SIG managed by a customer-elected chairperson, as well as a JDA associate who serves as SIG manager. The Users Group officers are responsible for managing the SIGs and ensuring their voice is heard by JDA Product Management. Officers meet each month to discuss and update SIG goals as well as discuss how to increase registration and SIG participation. Officers also meet quarterly with SIG Chairs and SIG Managers to review goals and network in order to gain the most value from their JDA investment.


“The Special Interest Groups play a very important role in helping JDA fulfill its commitment to exceptional solutions for our customers. The mission of the Special Interest Groups is to foster an environment where active participation maximizes your company’s investment in JDA solutions and enables you to grow both personally and professionally through collaboration with other supply chain professionals,” said David King, executive vice president, product development and center of excellence, JDA Software. “The JDA Users Group Officers and the SIG Chairs and Managers play an important part in enabling JDA to deliver continuous improvement and innovation to our product portfolio.


For information on how to contact a SIG representative, visit JDA at jda.com or email info@jda.com.

Tweet this: .@JDASoftware customers elect SIG executive officers at #JDAFOCUS14. http://jda.com/twsig14

About JDA Software Group, Inc.

JDA Software is the leading provider of supply chain, manufacturing planning, retail planning, store operations and collaborative category management solutions. JDA’s innovative solutions and unmatched industry expertise help companies streamline their supply chain, optimize inventory, labor and customer service levels, and deliver increased profits. As a result, JDA’s solutions have become the industry standard for more than 4,000 of the world’s leading retailers, manufacturers and distributors. To learn more, visit jda.com or email info@jda.com.

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