Joseph E. Broderick Appointed President & CEO Of Qiva
San Francisco, CA (ots)
Qiva, the leading provider of internet based software solutions for global logistics and trade management, announced the appointment of Joe Broderick, the former President and COO of McHugh Software International, to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer.
"I am very excited about the opportunity to add my leadership and experience to the great team at Qiva," said Joe Broderick. "Together we can implement solutions that will help global companies meet the increasing demand for logistics performance improvements. Qiva's integrated global logistics and trade management solution delivers collaboration and performance management of complex logistics networks, thereby improving service levels and reducing total landed costs. With brand name customers like Synopsys, Grainger, Aspect, Zilog, KLA Tencor, Pacer and Delmas/OTAL, Qiva has the solutions, experience, and global presence to demonstrate real value for global enterprises."
Joe joined Qiva from McHugh Software International where he was the President and Chief Operating Officer; as well as a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to McHugh Software, Joe was the Executive Vice President in charge of worldwide sales, consulting services and marketing at Manugistics. Previously Joe was a senior executive at NetWise and XA Systems. Joe's educational credentials include a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Manhattan College, and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
"Joe's leadership roles at Manugistics and McHugh Software, along with his extensive experience in supply chain planning and execution applications make him a great fit for Qiva." said Bruce Richardson, Senior Vice President of Research at AMR. "I am confident that Joe will have a dramatic and positive effect on the further development of Qiva's leadership position in global logistics management." "Joe's career has been about helping companies realize significant financial gains by implementing innovative software solutions," added Bob Evans, CEO of the Symphony Technology Group, a Qiva investor. "Combining his capabilities with those of Qiva should be a huge win for customers."
San Francisco-based Qiva (pronounced "Key-vah") provides enterprise software to manage global supply chains to the highest levels of performance. Qiva's suite of solutions enables enterprise shippers, transportation and logistics service providers to predict, manage and control complex global logistics & trade activities among suppliers, buyers and other partners. Deployed as integrated or discrete applications, Qiva's software solutions deliver significant improvements in total landed costs and service levels. The company has a global customer base of 14,000 users across 37 countries, with offices in Asia, Europe and the United States.
For more information, contact Qiva Inc. at 299 Kansas St., San Francisco, CA 94103. or by phone at +1/415/762-6000. Qiva can be found on the web at www.qiva.com.