Software AG Executive Selected as Supply Chain "Pro To Know" for Fifth Consecutive Year

Reston, VA - 9 March 2017

Supply & Demand Chain Executive Honors Sean Riley, Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Solutions Director 

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) announced today that Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine selected Sean Riley, global manufacturing and supply chain solutions director at Software AG, as a 2017 “Pro to Know.” This list recognizes executives who have helped their supply chain clients prepare to meet the important challenges of today’s business climate.

This is the fifth consecutive year Riley has been named a "Pro to Know" in recognition of his proficiency in the supply chain and logistics field. Riley has over a decade of experience in industry and information technology, with extensive knowledge of areas such as leveraging the Internet of Things to optimize supply chains through real-time logistics visibility and prediction, and continuous dynamic supply chain capacity optimization. His expertise helps him develop solutions that assist customers in the manufacturing, logistics and transportation industries in meeting their business goals.

Riley said: ”It’s an honor to be recognized as a ‘Pro to Know’ because of the continued work to ensure supply chains are not only functional but as optimized as possible.”

The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises, leading initiatives to help prepare their companies' supply chains for the significant challenges of today's digital transformation. Supply & Demand Chain Executive received over 300 entries for the 2017 Pros to Know Awards.

Digital transformation is a disruptive force that helps enterprises become significantly more competitive and remain healthier for the long term, as rapid change obliterates traditional business methods. Digitization helps enterprises advance standing business models and design innovative new models, augment legacy systems, generate new revenue streams, and achieve enhanced organizational agility.

The Software AG Digital Business Platform is an integrated set of powerful technologies, capabilities and methodologies for managing a digital transformation and for reshaping business designs that enable an enterprise to be more data-driven, customer-obsessed, hyper-connected and super-agile. The Digital Business Platform is offered in the cloud, as a service, on premise, or a hybrid configuration.

The digital transformation is changing enterprise IT landscapes from inflexible application silos to modern software platform-driven IT architectures which deliver the openness, speed and agility needed to enable the digital real-time enterprise.

Software AG offers the first end-to-end Digital Business Platform, based on open standards, with integration, process management, in-memory data, adaptive application development, real-time analytics and enterprise architecture management as core building blocks. The modular platform allows users to develop the next generation of application systems to build their digital future, today.

With over 45 years of customer-centric innovation, Software AG is ranked as a leader in many innovative and digital technology categories. Software AG has more than 4,300 employees, is active in 70 countries and had revenues of €872 million in 2016.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. 

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