Local company IQMS hires Chief Revenue Officer
–IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and manufacturing execution system (MES) authority, today announced that Daniel Vertachnik has joined the company as chief revenue officer (CRO). Vertachnik most recently served as chief sales officer (CSO) at supply chain software and services company, BlueJay Solutions. He brings more than two decades of executive-level experience in enterprise software, driving companies’ business strategy, company-wide customer relationship initiatives, and operations.
At IQMS, Vertachnik will leverage his extensive expertise in uniting all the teams that interact with IQMS customers behind a single vision for optimizing their relationships and providing a consistent, superior experience. These teams include the field sales, customer sales, sales engineering, and sales operations groups within IQMS, as well as partners in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, and Asia.
“How well manufacturers implement their ERP solutions can significantly affect their growth and profitability. That’s why we back the power of our uniquely integrated ERP and MES software with a team of experts dedicated to ensuring customers’ success,” said Gary Nemmers, IQMS CEO. “Dan is a strategic addition to the team in building on this commitment. With multiple successes leading customer-centric initiatives in the enterprise software and manufacturing markets, Dan is well positioned to take our sales and partner operations to the next level.”
Vertachnik brings more than two decades of executive leadership in the enterprise software, manufacturing, supply chain, and transportation industries. Prior to joining IQMS, he was CSO at BlueJay Solutions, which delivers supply chain services to retailers. Before BlueJay solutions, Vertachnik served as the executive vice president and chief commercial officer (CCO) at both MercuryGate International, which delivers transportation management solutions for shippers, and Rail Management Inc. (RMI), a provider of solutions that support the rail industry, now a part of GE Transportation. He also held positions as senior vice president of global transportation and distribution at RedPrarie Corporation and vice president of global transportation and distribution at I2 Technologies, two supply chain management companies that were subsequently acquired by JDA Software.
“At the heart of IQMS’s success is its manufacturing-centric ERP system, which empowers customers to optimize their operations and decision-making, from the shop floor to the back office,” said Vertachnik. “I am excited to lead the IQMS sales team and our partners in synchronized efforts that create a superior experience for customers and prospects, and maximize their understanding of how to leverage our software in driving their efficiency, competitiveness, and profitability.”
IQMS uniquely combines ERP and MES functionality to give manufacturers a comprehensive end-to-end suite for running the business, backed by the real-time performance and scalability that companies demand. Developed specifically for mid-market repetitive, discrete and batch process manufacturers, IQMS provides robust capabilities for addressing strict customer and regulatory certification and compliance. IQMS achieves this by delivering traditional ERP functionality for accounting, sales orders, material requirements, inventory, and purchasing, plus extended native features for CRM, human resources, production scheduling, shop floor control, warehouse and quality modules. With offices across North America, Europe, and Asia, IQMS serves manufacturers around the world. For more information, visit www.iqms.com.