Logility Honored with Four Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2020 Provider Pros to Know Winners

Allan Dow, Karin Bursa, Mark Balte and Henry Canitz Recognized for their Influence on Digital Supply Chain Innovation and Customer Success
ATLANTA – April 14, 2020 – Logility, Inc., automating the digital transformation of supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning, is pleased to announce Allan Dow, president, Karin Bursa, executive vice president, Mark Balte, executive vice president of research and development, and Henry Canitz, director of product marketing, were each named as 2020 Provider Pros to Know by industry publication Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Each is recognized for their commitment to helping shape the digital future of supply chain.

Leading with an eye towards innovation, Allan Dow is helping companies harness the power of the digital supply chain to uncover new opportunities and mitigate disruptions. Under his leadership, Logility is at the forefront of supply chain innovation, delivering advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate the product concept to customer availability business cycle.

Karin Bursa has a keen pulse on the industry and is often sought after as an expert resource on topics related to the digital supply chain. Ms. Bursa enjoys sharing her best practices and insights at industry events. She thrives on helping companies enact change and stimulate critical thinking when she is one-on-one with supply chain executives discussing their daily challenges, business goals and future vision to accelerate decision making. She has been at the forefront of innovative demand-driven supply chains and B2B collaboration initiatives for more than 25 years.

Mark Balte brings his more than 30 years of supply chain development experience and leadership to help drive the development of the Logility Digital Supply Chain Platform. Harnessing the power of AI and machine learning through innovative solutions including Logility Pulse Wise™, an autonomous engine that continuously senses, analyzes and updates demand planning parameters to boost accuracy, the Logility Digital Supply Chain Platform ensures supply chains operate at peak performance.

Henry Canitz helps practitioners understand how they can take advantage of the latest innovations in supply chain optimization to sense and respond to new opportunities and unplanned events, accelerate speed to market and deliver unrivaled levels of customer service. A frequent presenter at industry events and contributor to periodicals and The Logility Blog, Mr. Canitz brings more than 25 years of supply chain experience to help companies gain tangible benefits through the use of Logility’s innovative digital supply chain capabilities.

“The supply chain profession is ever-changing, with transformative technologies and evolutionary best practices driving greater efficiencies and innovations for companies,” says Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief for Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “At the heart of it all are supply chain professionals. Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2020 Pros to Know recipients who are setting the bar for supply chain excellence.“

“It is a privilege to be recognized alongside Karin Bursa, Mark Balte and Henry Canitz by the editors of Supply & Demand Chain Executive,” said Allan Dow, president, Logility. “As companies increasingly face unexpected challenges and uncover new opportunities, the supply chain has become critical to successfully navigating through the uncertainty. We are honored to help leading organizations around the world harness the latest innovative technologies to transform their supply chains and profitably serve their customers.”

The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives at manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate. This year’s list includes the 2020 Provider Pros to Know—individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges—and Practitioner Pros, who do the same within their own companies. Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 500 entries for the 2020 Pros to Know Awards.

About Supply & Demand Chain Executive

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. Visit them on the web at www.sdexec.com.

About Logility

Accelerating the digital supply chain from product concept to customer availability, 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, Fender Musical Instruments, Husqvarna Group, Parker Hannifin, Verizon Wireless, and VF Corporation. 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.

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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