SINGAPORE (November 14, 2023) – Global supply chain management solutions provider Kinaxis Inc., announced today the appointment of Phillip Teschemacher to the role of President at the company’s Asia Pacific office in Singapore. Teschemacher brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in sales and the supply chain industry, and is envisioned to be a perfect fit to help regional companies mitigate potential supply chain risks and gain end-to-end visibility across the board as Kinaxis spreads its global presence.
Backing the company’s mantra of “Customer First and Partner Centric”, this new appointment will focus on SaaS and Cloud technologies, along with the strong, 20+ year leadership experience that Teschemacher possesses. He was previously the corporate vice president for Europe and Middle East Asia at Blue Yonder and sales director at SAP, a role where he led the digital supply chain and IoT sales team for the Scandinavian region.
“Amidst a broad based restructuring of global trade patterns, boards looking to bolster their ESG credentials and a demanding consumer environment, businesses are under a mountain of pressure to ensure their supply chains operate like well oiled machines. In Phillip, we have that critical eye who will help APAC businesses thread what can sometimes seem like an impossible needle,” said Claire Rychlewski, Executive Vice President, Global Field Sales at Kinaxis. “With his extensive leadership experience and ability to customise supply chain processes in pursuit of efficiency and sustainability, Phillip will enable us to eliminate blind spots across supply chains while helping Kinaxis bolster our industry leadership position within the region.”
“It is an honour to join the Kinaxis team and lead our efforts in APAC, a fast-moving region that continues to occupy an outsize amount of importance on the global supply chain stage. Supply chain challenges have never been more critical or costly, with transportation bottlenecks, raw material shortages, and component constraints posing unique obstacles that teams must consistently work to overcome. I look forward to working closely with our customers and partners to drive innovation and ensuring that Kinaxis’ unique AI-powered technologies continue to enable planners to predict outcomes with greater precision, speed, and elegance, no matter what the conditions are, in pursuit of a more intelligent supply chain,” said Phillip.
Kinaxis has its headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and works with many of the world’s largest brands, including Carlsberg, Ford, HAVI, MSD, Procter & Gamble, Schneider Electric, Qualcomm, Unilever, and many others. Since its IPO in 2014, the company has more than tripled revenue, and in May 2023, was named a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions for the ninth consecutive time.