Former UPS Chief Commercial Officer Appointed President of Trackonomy
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 20, 2018--Trackonomy Systems Inc., a technology and solutions company with a breakthrough platform enabling true end-to-end visibility and control across fragmented supply chains in the trillion-dollar global logistics space, today announced that Alan Gershenhorn, former Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS), will become the President of Trackonomy. Gershenhorn brings his 38 years of global logistics industry experience to further advance Trackonomy’s mission.
At UPS, Gershenhorn led and participated in numerous transformational strategies helping reshape the company from a $3.3B U.S. centric ground small package delivery company, when he first joined, to a $65B leader in global logistics and supply chain solutions. In his role as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, he directed strategy, M&A, marketing, sales, e-commerce, product development, government affairs, and key growth strategies across the enterprise. He also led and oversaw the acquisition, integration and ongoing operations of Marken and Coyote Logistics.
“With Alan’s leadership, experience and vision, Trackonomy is now more poised than ever to accelerate our rapid growth,” said Dr. Erik Volkerink, Chief Executive Officer and former Chief Technology Officer of Flextronics. “His strategic advisory services bolstered by his unparalleled expertise in logistics processes, his deep customer and industry experience, combined with our breakthrough technology platform is a perfect strategic fit for driving towards our shared vision of the digital supply chain.”
“We’re solving a key problem that has existed for a long time with no viable cost-effective solution, true end-to-end visibility that enables the real interoperability of disparate networks,” said Gershenhorn. “I’m impressed by what Erik and his team have built and I look forward to helping Trackonomy implement solutions for the industry’s most critical logistics challenges while developing meaningful partnerships with companies that will benefit from our transformative technology.”
Gershenhorn joined UPS in 1979 and in addition to serving as the company’s first Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, he held executive roles in both the U.S. and the international arenas, including Chief Sales, Marketing and Strategy Officer, Senior Vice President and President UPS International; President UPS Supply Chain Solutions Global Transportation and Shared Services; President UPS Supply Chain Solutions Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa; and President UPS Canada. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Beacon Roofing Supply, Transportation Insight, a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors and Worldwide Express, a Ridgemont Equity Partners portfolio company and as a strategic advisor to 8VC, the venture capital fund dedicated to solving real-world problems through industry transformation.
Trackonomy is a technology and solutions company with a breakthrough platform focused on enabling true end-to-end visibility and control across fragmented global supply chains driving towards an era of autonomous shipments across transportation, healthcare, industrial, manufacturing, safety and security markets as well as logistics service providers. Trackonomy is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California.
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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE TRANSPORT LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
SOURCE: Trackonomy Systems Inc.
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