As vice president, industry strategy and solutions, Aamer supports global field teams throughout the sales and implementation lifecycle. His broad supply chain expertise, deep knowledge of discrete manufacturing industry including automotive, industrial and aerospace & defense sectors, and leadership acumen drive significant business and financial benefits for his customers.
Aamer joined Kinaxis in October 2011 after spending 13 years with JDA/i2, where he gained hands-on experience in supply chain transformation, enterprise planning and execution processes, lean and six sigma deployments, and supply risk management. He led numerous strategic supply chain management engagements at leading Fortune 100 companies. Prior to JDA/i2, Aamer spent eight years in the manufacturing industry in various planning and supply chain management positions. He brings a unique blend of industry knowledge, business process and technology expertise.
He holds a double master's degree in Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. He has been awarded multiple patents on intelligent order promising, configuration rationalization and an advanced approach for demand driven lean production control solutions.