News Release

Robert Courteau Joins Kinaxis Board of Directors

Software Industry Veteran to Help Growing Supply Chain Provider Further its Leadership

Ottawa, Canada, December 22, 2016Kinaxis® (TSX:KXS), provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based SCM and S&OP applications, today announced that Mr. Robert Courteau has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Courteau brings more than 25 years’ experience as a senior executive, leading new business initiatives and achieving growth objectives with some of the world’s foremost companies. Currently, Mr. Courteau serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Altus Group Limited, a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Prior to this role, Mr. Courteau was a corporate executive with SAP AG, holding positions such as the President, North America and Global Chief Operating Officer.

“On behalf of the entire Board of Directors and the company, we are delighted to welcome Bob,” said Douglas Colbeth, Kinaxis Chairman of the Board. “He brings a unique breadth of current and past board experience, as well a strong public company background to our board.”

“Kinaxis has built a powerful solution that enables global enterprises to quickly solve extremely complex supply chain issues in a way no other company can match,” said Mr. Courteau. “I look forward to working with the board members and strong executive team as we build on the company’s successes and execute Kinaxis’ long-term growth strategies.”

“Robert’s past experience, especially as it pertains to enterprise class software, make him a solid addition to our Board,” said John Sicard, Chief Executive Officer, Kinaxis. “I look forward to leveraging his valuable insight as we scale our business to realize the immense opportunity ahead.”

Mr. Courteau has served on the Board of Directors of a number of private and publicly-traded companies and also been very active in supporting not-for-profit organizations.  Mr. Courteau graduated from Concordia University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and also holds Honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from the same University in 2011.

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About Kinaxis Inc.

Offering the industry’s only concurrent planning solution, Kinaxis is helping organizations around the world revolutionize their supply chain planning. Kinaxis RapidResponse, our cloud-based supply chain management software, connects your data, processes and people into a single harmonious environment. With a consolidated view of the entire supply chain, you can plan expected performance, monitor progress and respond to disconnects when reality hits. RapidResponse lets you know sooner and act faster, leading to reduced decision latency, and improved operational and financial performance. We can prove it. From implementation to expansion, we’re here to help our customers with every step of their supply chain journey. 

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