Atlanta-Based Elemica Inc. Promotes Key Individuals


Elemica, the leading Digital Supply Network for process manufacturing industries, announces major promotions of key personnel within their Atlanta-based technology center, where R&D, Marketing and Development are headquartered. These promotions are a result of significant revenue growth from this local Cloud-based Supply Chain solutions organization.

Rich Katz (pictured), a 1990 graduate in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech, has been promoted from CTO to President of the company. He has been with Elemica for over 16 years in roles as CTO, SVP of Product Management, and VP Research and Development. The focus of this newly created role is centered around the company’s technology strategy and execution. Rich will continue to set the overall direction of Elemica’s Technology Roadmap, Market Positioning, and will oversee Corporate and Product Marketing.

Arun Samuga, a 2005 MBA graduate from Georgia State University with a graduate degree in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, has been promoted into the Chief Technology Officer position, with the development organization reporting to him. Arun has been with Elemica for over 16 years in roles of VP Research and Development and Director of Supply Chain integration projects at clients. In his new role, Arun will be responsible for the continued development of new software products and solutions.

Recently, Elemica was recognized for several key awards from the media and industry analyst groups. Elemica was named a Top 30 Small Business to Watch in 2018 by The Silicon Review and received the Best Practices in Product Leadership in the Digital Supply Network for Process Industries Award from industry analyst Frost & Sullivan. As part of Frost & Sullivan’s global research, the firm identifies companies that have consistently high standards for innovation and product or service quality.