Iptor announces appointment of Jim Smith as President of Americas operations


Iptor Supply Chain Systems, a leader in distribution and supply chain management, planning and logistics software and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Smith as President of its operations in the Americas.  Smith is currently Founder and President of The Mesa Group, an Iptor Gold Partner, and will also continue in this role.

The appointment, which has been in effect since 1st September, demonstrates Iptor’s commitment to grow its US business, with further strategic investments planned in sales and marketing.  Smith has already started to work with Iptor’s management team to formulate their growth plans for the next three years, focusing on its strengths in the wholesale distribution sector whilst also building its presence in other vertical markets.

Commenting on the appointment Jayne Archbold, Iptor CEO, said, “I am delighted to welcome Jim on-board.  The Americas is a very important market for Iptor and Jim’s expertise and experience, built over 25 years, is a huge asset for our business, our leadership team and most importantly for our customers. He shares our “customer for life” philosophy, we have a long-standing, trusted relationship and we are looking forward to an exciting future together.”

Jim Smith adds, “I have long admired Iptor.  We share the same objectives and have built our businesses on common values – a relentless focus on excellent customer service, a commitment to our clients and a passion for long-term product development.  We believe that our future growth is totally dependent on helping our clients succeed and going the extra mile in terms of understanding and meeting their needs.  I am thrilled to be part of the team.”