i2 names Graham Newland Senior Vice President, EMEA

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Graham Newland has been named senior vice president of i2 Technologies Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. In this role, Newland will be responsible for all facets of the companys EMEA sales, presales, services and support organisations, optimising business performance and margins while maintaining a focus on customer service.

Graham Newland has led many companies into market leadership positions in numerous industries throughout EMEA, including retail, transportation, petrochemicals, healthcare and consumer industries, said Hiten Varia, i2 executive vice president, Global Customer Operations, and chief customer officer. We are pleased to have an executive of his calibre join our team. I look forward to working with him as we grow our presence in the important EMEA region.

Newland joins i2 from Torex Retail, where he served as global vice president. There he led large teams with responsibilities for managed services, professional services, third party alliances, presales and a number of EMEA sales segments.

Prior to his tenure at Torex Retail, Newland served as chief operating officer at CAS GmbH. He also spent nearly four years at Oracle as vice president of retail and consumer packaged goods, with a focus on retail and consumer industries in the United Kingdom, and then EMEA including retail operations and multi-channel operations for telecommunications and oil companies. Newlands resume also includes stints at Price Waterhouse Coopers, Manugistics, ICL/Fujitsu, TrustHouse Forte and BP Retail.

Companies today have a vital need for innovative supply chain solutions that will enable them to reduce costs, improve customer service and become more environmentally responsible, said Newland. For that reason, I am pleased to join i2, the supply chain market leader, and look forward to providing companies with solutions that deliver business value to our customers, and enable i2s growth throughout the EMEA region.

Newland is a member of the independent advisory board of the Global Technology Council and an expert advisor to Gerson Lehrman Group Council on retail and telecommunications.


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Throughout its more than 20-year history of innovation and value delivery, i2 has dedicated itself to building successful customer partnerships. As a full-service supply chain company, i2 is uniquely positioned to help its clients achieve world-class business results through a combination of consulting, technology, and managed services. i2 solutions are pervasive in a wide cross-section of industries. Learn more at www.i2.com.

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