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Supply & Demand Chain Executive Selects Kinaxis Vice President of Research & Development as “Pro to Know”

Mark Mototsune Acknowledged for Supply Chain Management Technology Leadership

Ottawa, Canada, February 23, 2012 – Kinaxis, provider of RapidResponse Control Tower, a multi-enterprise planning and “what-if” simulation solution, today announced that Mark Mototsune, vice president of research and development, has been selected by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine as a 2012 Provider Pro to Know. This is the seventh time that a Kinaxis employee has received this recognition.

Mark oversees the architecture, design, development, testing, and user education of RapidResponse. He also works closely with the product management team to deliver high-quality product releases to customers.

“In his 12 years at Kinaxis, Mark has proved to be an invaluable member of our team,” says John Sicard, chief operating officer for Kinaxis. “He is passionate about quality and ensuring that the technology behind RapidResponse delivers the advanced capabilities that drive success throughout our customers’ operations. Mark joins an elite group of Kinaxis professionals who have been named as a ‘Pro to Know’ by Supply & Demand Chain Executive, which serves as a testament to Mark’s deep expertise, as well as to the tremendous pool of talent that propels Kinaxis to be a leader in supply chain management.”

The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives in manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises who are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate. The 2012 Provider Pros to Know list includes individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who have helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges. Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 300 entries for the 2012 Pros to Know Awards.

About Kinaxis

Kinaxis delivers cloud-based S&OP and supply chain applications for discrete manufacturers and brand owners with complex supply chain networks and volatile business environments. Leaders across multiple industry verticals, including A&D, Automotive, High Tech, Industrial and Life Sciences rely on RapidResponse applications to create a foundation for concurrent planning, continuous performance monitoring, and coordinated responses to plan variances across multiple areas of the business. All founded on a single product, RapidResponse’s configurable applications encompass a full spectrum of supply chain related business processes, including such functions as: S&OP, supply planning, capacity planning, demand planning, inventory management, MPS and order fulfillment. As a result, Kinaxis customers have replaced disparate planning and performance management tools and are realizing significant operations performance breakthroughs in planning cycles, supply chain response times and decision accuracy. From a single product, customers are able to easily model varying supply chain conditions to make both long-term and real-time demand and supply balancing decisions quickly, collaboratively, and in line with the shared business objectives of multiple stakeholders.

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