RedPrairie Appoints John Kopcke as Chief Technology Officer

Industry pioneer to lead product development and quality initiatives

ATLANTA - September 14, 2011 - RedPrairie Corporation, a global supply chain and retail technology provider, announced today the appointment of John Kopcke to the position of Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Product Development.
In this role, Kopcke will be responsible for RedPrairie’s global technology organization. He will report to CEO Mike Mayoras and become an integral member of RedPrairie’s Executive Leadership Team.
Kopcke comes to RedPrairie with more than 30 years of experience in executive technology positions at several software organizations including Oracle, Hyperion Solutions, SoftLab GmbH, Pilot Software and Optio Software. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at Anthem Healthcare Intelligence.
Kopcke is recognized as a pioneer in developing technologies that formed the fundamental building blocks of Performance Management software. He has been named one of the 100 most influential people in finance by Treasury & Risk magazine.
“John has a unique combination of technology, business, process and customer service skills,” said Mayoras. “He has a great track record of providing the roadmap to help companies become market leaders. John’s vision for impacting a company’s success through technology aligns well with RedPrairie’s growth strategy.”
Kopcke will be responsible for driving RedPrairie’s technology vision and leading its product development and quality initiatives in support of the company’s supply chain, workforce and all-channel retail solutions. He will also lead the company’s current initiative to integrate acquisitions into RedPraire’s portfolio.
“This is a phenomenal opportunity to take RedPrairie to the next level,” said Kopcke. “RedPrairie has a rich heritage and deep understanding of the speed at which global markets change. The company is in the right place, at the right time, to have a profound impact on the profitability and excellence of supply chains and retailers around the world. I look forward to being a part of the RedPrairie leadership team that will continue to solve those complex global business challenges for our customers.”