ATLANTA – April 27, 2021 – Logility, Inc., a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, congratulates Clark Mitchell, vice president of demand planning at Kontoor Brands, Inc., on his selection to the 2021 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Practitioner Pros to Know. Mr. Mitchell joins a prestigious group of leaders helping shape the future of supply chain.
Clark Mitchell is charged with leading Kontoor’s demand planning across some of the world’s most iconic consumer brands such as Wrangler® and Lee®. At the same time the Kontoor team embarked on a global transformation initiative to implement a common supply chain platform, COVID-19 significantly altered demand creating a shift to online buying and the need to respond to a changing market. Kontoor turned to the Logility® Digital Supply Chain Platform as the foundation of this initiative to improve the quality of inventory, demand accuracy and accelerate decision making through greater visibility across the digital supply chain.
“Supply chains are highly complex, and I enjoy working with the amazing team at Kontoor to identify new opportunities and solve challenges,” said Clark Mitchell, vice president, demand planning, Kontoor Brands, Inc. “I am honored to be recognized by the editors at Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Supply chain is a team effort, and our success is based on all of us working together.”
“While many companies have struggled to re-gain their footing as a result of COVID-19, this year’s Pros to Know winners stepped up to the plate to deliver innovative solutions and programs in a time of crisis and need. These winners collaborated, optimized, developed, educated, and played a critical role in the survival and success of their company amid a global pandemic,” says Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Food Logistics. “I am honored to recognize these individuals and teams and extend my utmost gratitude to everyone in the supply chain industry for their time, efforts and innovations to keep our nation’s supply chains afloat.”
The Pros to Know award recognizes outstanding executives whose accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage supply chain for competitive advantage. This year’s list includes individuals and teams who have helped supply chain clients and the supply chain community at large prepare to meet many of today’s—and tomorrow’s—challenges.
“Clark Mitchell and the entire Kontoor team exemplify grace under pressure, the ability to thrive during a crisis and quickly to pivot to serve customers,” said Fred Isenberg, EVP Customer Success, Logility. “All of us at Logility congratulate Clark and the Kontoor team for a recognition well-deserved. We are honored to work alongside them and look forward to supporting their supply chain transformation journey.”
Accelerating the digital sustainable supply chain, Logility helps companies seize new opportunities, sense and respond to changing market dynamics and more profitably manage their complex global businesses. The Logility® Digital Supply Chain Platform leverages an innovative blend of artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced analytics to automate planning, accelerate cycle times, increase precision, improve operating performance, break down business silos and deliver greater visibility. Logility’s SaaS-based platform transforms sales and operations planning (S&OP) and integrated business planning (IBP) processes; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; global sourcing; quality and compliance management; product life cycle management; supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; retail merchandise planning, assortment and allocation. Logility customers include Big Lots, Husqvarna Group, Parker Hannifin, Sonoco Products and Red Wing Shoe Company. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). To learn how Logility can help you make smarter decisions faster, visit www.logility.com.
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