JDA Software Group, Inc., has promoted Razat Gaurav to executive vice president (EVP) and general manager (GM), Chief Revenue Officer to lead JDA’s global industry solutions, product management, global sales and alliances teams. In this role, he will focus on establishing product strategy, solution roadmaps, product portfolio investments, go-to-market plans, and sales strategies that maximize JDA revenue and market adoption of its innovative solutions. JDA is the one and only company named as a leader in all five Gartner Magic Quadrants focused on supply chain and retail solutions.
“In this new role, Razat will help us build on the current momentum at JDA by ensuring our go-to-market activities are aligned with our solution strategy and investments,” said Bal Dail, JDA Chairman and CEO. “Under Razat’s leadership, we will focus on developing strong relationships with our customers and partners while delivering unparalleled customer value and revenue growth for JDA.”
Razat Gaurav has been with JDA since 1999, most recently as EVP, Global Industries and Solutions, overseeing JDA’s industry strategy, product management, support and cloud operations teams, and managing the company’s software, maintenance and cloud P&L. He has held a variety of global leadership positions during his tenure at JDA, i2 Technologies, and Ernst & Young. In that time, he gained broad experience across management consulting, product management, product marketing and sales management, all centered around the supply chain and retail domains. He has successfully created and executed on go-to-market strategies, achieved aggressive revenue and margin growth with products and services, and managed global organizations with profit and loss responsibilities.
“JDA has a vision for a digital, seamlessly connected supply chain, and has built an unmatched end-to-end solution footprint that can uniquely power the supply chain of the future. I plan to build on our momentum by taking to market the most innovative cloud-based supply chain and retail solutions that maximize value and provide competitive advantage for our customers,” said Gaurav. “I believe we have the best team, and the most innovative products in place to fuel significant growth for JDA in 2016 and beyond.”