Aptos News / Dec. 02, 2015

Aptos Names Global Retail Industry Visionary John Kalil Chief Growth Officer

ATLANTA, December 2, 2015 – Aptos, Inc., (formerly Epicor Retail Solutions), a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced the appointment of retail industry veteran John Kalil to chief growth officer, reporting to Aptos Chief Executive Officer and Culture Leader Noel Goggin. Kalil’s comprehensive retail industry expertise will help drive Aptos’ momentum in connecting with customers and ensuring the highest level of service.

“John brings a wealth of proven strategic retail expertise to Aptos,” said Noel Goggin, Aptos chief executive officer and culture leader. “His background in successfully leading and transforming companies in product innovation, merchandising, supply chain, technology and operations will serve Aptos well as we partner with retailers around the world to help them innovate to engage customers differently. John will lead the charge in championing the Aptos Way, ensuring we are focused on approaching every client engagement with a pioneering spirit and a focus on authenticity, sincerity and transparency.”

Prior to joining Aptos, Kalil was partner and managing director of The Boston Consulting Group, where he advised both public and private sector companies on a wide range of retail and wholesale topics, including brand transformation, geo-analytics, product design, merchandising, assortment planning, retail technology, store operations, procurement and other key areas.

Before this, he was vice president and head of global management consulting services for Infosys Ltd., across the company’s $2.1 billion consulting and systems integration portfolio. Prior to this, he held leadership positions at companies such as Gap Inc., and Accenture.

“Aptos is a market leader with a distinctive vision and company DNA that brings a unique business partnership model to retailers,” said Kalil. “Retailers are facing dramatic shifts in consumer profiles, the convergence of online and offline purchasing pathways, and new players at the forefront of onmi-channel commerce; I believe Aptos is exceptionally positioned to enable our customers to capitalize on these new disruptive forces.”

With over 122,000 stores live on its cloud-based platform, more than 500 retail brands across the globe rely on cloud-ready Aptos solutions to generate over $523 billion in annual revenues.

About Aptos “Engaging Customers Differently”
In an era of virtually limitless choice, sustained competitive advantage only comes to retailers who engage customers differently – by truly understanding who they are, what they want and why they buy. At Aptos, we too, believe that engaging customers differently is critical to our success. We are committed to a deep understanding of each of our clients, to fulfilling their needs with the retail industry’s most comprehensive omni-channel solutions, and to fostering long-term relationships built on tangible value and trust. More than 500 retail brands rely upon our Singular Commerce platform to deliver every shopper a personalized, empowered and seamless experience…no matter when, where or how they shop.

Erin Lutz
Lutz PR for Aptos
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