APLICOR, a provider of cloud-based ERP, CRM and e-Commerce solutions, today announced that supply chain industry veteran Jozef (Jos) Opdeweegh has been appointed to its Board of Directors. With almost 20 years of global supply chain experience, Mr. Opdeweegh is well suited to round out the Board and foster the company's rapid development and growth plans for 2016.
"We welcome Jos as a tremendous addition to our board. He has built an exceptional career over the last 20 years and will be an invaluable asset," said Don McKinney, APLICOR'S Chief Executive Officer. "Given his wealth of industry knowledge and proven leadership, particularly in supply chain logistics, we're confident he will strengthen the Board at a time when we are focusing on expanding our operations."
"I'm excited about the opportunity to join the board at what is clearly a dynamic and defining time for the company," said Mr. Opdeweegh. "I am impressed with the direction APLICOR has taken under McKinney, and optimistic about the possibilities of what we can accomplish."
Previously, Mr. Opdeweegh served as Chief Executive Officer for Neovia Logistics Services, LLC (f/k/a Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc.) a global integrated logistics service provider. In this role, Mr. Opdeweegh managed the corporation on a global scale, and implemented the company's strategic plans, including the carve-out, restructuring and rebranding of the company from Caterpillar to Neovia. Prior to joining Neovia in 2012, Mr. Opdeweegh served as Chief Executive Officer for AmeriCold Logistics and Americold Realty Trust, the world's largest owner and operator of warehouses for the storage and handling of frozen food products. In addition, Mr. Opdeweegh served on a number of boards, most recently for Interline Brands, a national distributor of maintenance, repair and building products in North America. Mr. Opdeweegh also previously held several executive positions at prominent global organizations in the logistics, and financial services industries.
Mr. Opdeweegh is a graduate of the University of Limburg in Belgium where he received a Master's Degree in applied economics, business engineering, operations research and quantitative techniques, as well as a MBA in financial mathematics.
APLICOR is a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software solutions designed to streamline and simplify the operations of mid-sized and growing business. The full suite of all-in-one software applications includes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and E-Commerce -- in a single, scalable suite. This affordable business software helps distributors, manufacturers and retailers across various verticals such as medical, food and beverage, consumer goods, and wholesale distributors to lower costs, tighten security and gain the anywhere, anytime, access of Cloud computing. For more information, please visit www.aplicor.com.