Short Hills, N.J.—Jan. 15, 2013—Core Solutions, a provider of extended product lifecycle management (PLM), global sourcing and supplier collaboration systems for retail, appointed Eric Linxwiler as Vice President of Business Development for the Americas.
Linxwiler will drive business growth for CORE’s Extended PLM platform and supply chain collaboration solutions. He will also be responsible for helping retailers and brand manufacturers in the region understand and realize the value of implementing solutions which can transform their business by streamlining their supply chains and increasing profits.
“We are excited to have Eric join our senior management team,” said Michael Hung, Chief Executive Officer, Core Solutions. “He brings a solid track record in the retail supply chain sector, along with a wealth of experience and knowledge that will be of great value to our growing list of clients in North America.”
Linxwiler has over 20 years of experience in business development positions within enterprise software and cloud-based service companies with a specialty in supply chain optimization and workflow management. Most recently, he has focused on supply chain communications between tier one retailers, manufacturers, distributors and their trading partners. Linxwiler typically works directly with senior management teams responsible for merchandising; supply chain logistics; operations; sales; marketing; e-Commerce; procurement; compliance; finance; and IT.
Prior to joining Core Solutions, Eric managed the sales and marketing operations for San Diego-based Direct EDI Inc., for which he helped grow the company from an early stage start-up to a multi-million dollar organization that was acquired by SPS Commerce in 2011. Eric stayed on after the acquisition to manage key account acquisitions for SPS Commerce in the Western U.S.