Robert Nilsson Joins Dematic to Lead Software Strategyby Press Release on 2012-03-04 01:19:48
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, MARCH 2, 2012 – Dematic, supplier of intelligent logistics systems for the factory, warehouse, and distribution center, today announces the hiring of Robert Nilsson as Vice President and General Manager of Software and Supply Chain Intelligence. In his new role, Robert will have responsibility for Dematic North America software strategy and the day-to-day management and growth of the Dematic software business.
Nilsson is a software veteran with more than 20 years of experience in executive management, strategy, and general management for technology and software companies. He has significant experience with order fulfillment business processes and has held executive positions with multinational and high-growth venture businesses such as Convergys, eLynx, Ericsson, IBM, and NCR Corporation in the telecommunications, informational technology, and financial services industries. Robert brings an extensive background in SaaS, electronic document management, electronic delivery and signatures, ERP, CRM, billing, operational support, mobile commerce, data warehousing, business intelligence, and networking software.
Nilsson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and his MBA from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. He also has an associate degree in electrical engineering from Vasa Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
Dematic is a global engineering company that provides a comprehensive range of intelligent warehouse logistics and materials handling solutions. With a global knowledge network of more than 4000 skilled logistics professionals, Dematic is able to provide customers with a unique perspective in world-class materials handling solution design. Our commitment to solution development combined with engineering centers and manufacturing plants in the North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific ensures Dematic has the range and capability to provide reliable, flexible, cost-effective solutions globally. Our successful track record has led to the development and implementation of more than 5000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium, and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors. Dematic generates a global business volume of approximately $1.3B