JDA announces executive promotions

Razat Gaurav to lead global industries and solutions; Enrique Rodriguez appointed global sales leader.

By ·

JDA Software Group has announced the promotion of two executives to senior leadership positions.

Razat Gaurav has been named executive vice president and general manager, Global Industries and Solutions, and Enrique (Quique) Rodriguez has been appointed executive vice president and chief sales officer.

The company’s newly formed Global Industries and Solutions business unit will be led by Gaurav, whose teams will be responsible for developing industry solution vision and product portfolio strategies, support and cloud operations based on disruptive innovation, agility and customer needs.

Gaurav has been with JDA since 1999 and has held a variety of global leadership positions, most recently as senior vice president, International and Strategic Initiatives. During this time, and earlier in his career, he gained broad experience across management consulting, product management, product marketing and sales management, all centered around the supply chain and retail domains. He has successfully created and executed on go-to-market strategies, achieved aggressive sales growth with products and services, and managed global organizations with profit and loss responsibilities.

JDA’s global Sales and Alliances teams will be led by Rodriguez, and he will be responsible for revenue generation through sales of JDA solutions and services, establishing, growing and retaining strong customer relationships, and building a progressive, dynamic and profitable global alliances strategy and ecosystem.

Rodriguez joined JDA in February 2014 as senior vice president, Strategic Accounts, after spending 34 years in a variety of leadership and sales positions at IBM. Throughout his career, he led IBM sales teams in North America, Asia and Latin America, successfully analyzing and exploiting market opportunities, aligning the organization to meet critical business requirements and developing innovative approaches and solutions for enhancing competitiveness and growing revenue. Since joining JDA, Rodriguez has worked to strengthen customer relationships and has offered keen insights and practical solutions around JDA’s strategic initiatives related to key accounts and elsewhere across the business.

“Both Razat and Quique are proven leaders with the industry knowledge and experience to advance our strategic initiatives – which are laser-focused on delivering great results for our customers and our company,” said Bal Dail, JDA chairman and interim chief executive officer. “We have an unparalleled set of solutions and services to deliver game-changing results to companies worldwide, and we look forward to having Razat and Quique in these new leadership positions to help us take advantage of the tremendous market opportunity in front of us.”


Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling Magazine!

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Latest Whitepaper
Top 20 3PL Warehouses 2017: Growth amid change
The steady growth in square footage among the top third-party logistics (3PL) warehouses belies a fundamental transformation as the market adapts to e-commerce pressures.
Download Today!
From the November 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
A new facility, iPhones and a new WMS allowed cookware manufacturer Lodge to double its business for the fourth time in 20 years and shorten order delivery time from 10 days to three.
10th Annual Salary Survey: The Price of Performance
Let’s put Automatic Data Capture (ADC) Technology to Work
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
The State of the DC Voice Market
A lot has changed in the last 10 years, especially in voice technology. This webinar will cover the state of the voice market, review two leading voice solutions and help you gain a better understanding of the options and capabilities available today.
Register Today!
EDITORS' PICKS
Top 20 industrial lift truck suppliers, 2017
The top lift truck suppliers list is changing with industry acquisitions causing a dramatic...
Lodge Manufacturing: Distribution Cast in Iron
A new facility, iPhones and a new WMS allowed cookware manufacturer Lodge to double its business for...

Rochester Drug Cooperative: Robots ready for work
It’s still early stages, but Rochester Drug Cooperative is proving that mobile robotic piece...
System Report: Pouch sorter powers Stage’s fulfillment needs
How a hometown department store chain transformed its e-fulfillment processes with pouch sortation...