ANN ARBOR — The Ann Arbor-based supply chain software developer LLamasoft announced that longtime supply chain industry executive Razat Gaurav has joined the company as its new CEO. Razat will also become a member of the company’s board of directors.
Gaurav is a highly respected industry veteran whose experience includes leadership positions at JDA Software, i2 Technologies and Ernst & Young. Gaurav succeeds founder and current CEO Don Hicks, who will continue as the chairman of the board.
“LLamasoft is one of the fastest growing supply chain software companies in the industry today – and I believe it’s poised for an incredibly successful future,” Gaurav said. “The company already has a highly differentiated mix of optimization, simulation and machine learning capabilities – as well as an emerging, game-changing platform that will revolutionize supply chain decision making. It is exciting to be part of a high growth company with a culture rooted in product innovation and customer success.”
LLamasoft works with customers such as Cardinal Health, Ford, GM, IKEA, Land O’Lakes, Michael Kors, Schneider Electric and Unilever – 23 of the companies listed in the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 for 2017.
The company also announced that co-founder Toby Brzoznowski will also continue as an active member of the LLamasoft executive team in the role of Chief Strategy Officer.
More at www.llamasoft.com.