Logility Executives Recognized as 2017 Provider Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Allan Dow, Don Thomas and Mark Balte Honored for Driving Supply Chain Excellence
ATLANTA — April 27, 2017 — Logility, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions, is proud to announce three of its executive leadership team were named Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2017 Provider Pros to Know. Allan Dow, president, Don Thomas, executive vice president of customer service, and Mark Balte, executive vice president of research and development, were each recognized for their contributions towards helping businesses turn their complex supply chain challenges into opportunities that drive tangible results.

Today’s supply chains are in a state of constant change creating unprecedented complexity for organizations around the world. Allan Dow’s consistent focus and leadership to develop, deliver and support innovative solutions to simplify this complexity has helped companies around the world realize measurable business benefits through the use of Logility Voyager Solutions™. In the past three years, Logility has expanded its global presence to provide additional regional resources through five new offices, acquired AdapChain to create the connected enterprise integrating ERP and supply chain and launched Logility Voyager Integrated Business Planning™, a cloud–based solution that unites tactical sales and operations planning (S&OP) with long–range strategic planning.

Don Thomas has more than 35 years of experience leading the customer service team at Logility. For Logility’s customers around the world, Mr. Thomas is the guardian of their supply chain success. Leading a team of experienced professionals, he has developed an organization committed to delivering the highest level of service to help ensure each customer’s planning initiative achieves expectations. In addition to global support services, Mr. Thomas helped launch Logility Cloud Services, a comprehensive portfolio of SaaS, hosting, managed and optimization services available to accelerate supply chain excellence.

To manage the increasing complexity of today’s business planning opportunities, Mark Balte believes a strong relationship between people, process and technology is critical. Mr. Balte has more than 30 years of experience in the development, implementation and support of supply chain software solutions. His leadership and creativity are crucial to driving innovation in Logility’s cloud strategy, product architecture, advanced analytics, and mobility. His vision combined with a steadfast focus on solving business challenges are key to delivering the solutions that help Logility’s customers drive tangible results across their global operations.
“It is an honor to be recognized alongside Don Thomas and Mark Balte by the editors of Supply & Demand Chain Executive as 2017 Provider Pros to Know,” said Allan Dow, president, Logility. “We are surrounded by a global team of dedicated professionals whose focus every day is to deliver the innovative planning solutions and exceptional services our customers need to gain visibility, accelerate decision–making and drive business value.”
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About Logility
With more than 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions that help small, medium, large, and Fortune 500 companies realize substantial bottom–line results in record time.  Logility Voyager Solutions is a complete supply chain management and retail optimization solution that features a performance monitoring architecture and provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); Integrated Business Planning (IBP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; retail merchandise planning and allocation; and transportation planning and management. Logility customers include Big Lots, Fender Musical Instruments, Parker Hannifin, Verizon Wireless, and VF Corporation. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), named one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. For more information about Logility, call 800–762–5207 USA or visit https://logilityinc.wpengine.com.

Forward–Looking Statements
This press release contains forward–looking statements that are subject to substantial risks and uncertainties. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by statements made herein. These factors include, but are not limited to, continuing U.S. and global economic uncertainty, the timing and degree of business recovery, unpredictability and the irregular pattern of future revenues, dependence on particular market segments or customers, competitive pressures, delays, product liability and warranty claims and other risks associated with new product development, undetected software errors, market acceptance of Logility’s products, technological complexity, the challenges and risks associated with integration of acquired product lines, companies and services, as well as a number of other risk factors that could affect the Company’s future performance. For further information about risks the Company and American Software could experience as well as other information, please refer to American Software, Inc’s. current Form 10–K and other reports and documents subsequently filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  For more information, contact:  Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer, American Software, Inc., (404) 264–5477 or fax: (404) 237–8868.

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