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NGC’s Mark Burstein Named a 2015 “Pro to Know” by Supply and Demand Chain Executive

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MIAMI, FL – March 3, 2015 – NGC® today announced that Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D for NGC, is a winner of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2015 “Pros to Know” awards. The annual Pros to Know awards recognize supply chain solution providers and practitioners who show exceptional leadership in meeting industry challenges.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s “Pros to Know” includes professionals proactively working to drive improvements in a number of categories—including manufacturing and production output; procurement; logistics; risk mitigation strategies; sourcing; financial operations; packaging and distribution; transportation; and much more. The publication’s editorial selection committee reviewed hundreds of entries before selecting this year’s winners.

As president of sales, marketing and R&D, Mark’s leadership is integral to many strategic areas of NGC’s operations. He joined NGC in 2002 and has served in numerous executive sales and marketing positions, including vice president of PLM and Global Sourcing Solutions. Mark is active in a number of industry organizations including the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), the American Apparel Producers Network (AAPN) and the California Fashion Association.

“I’m honored to receive this award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive,” said Burstein. “It’s a reflection of the supply chain expertise and experience of the entire NGC team, as well as our commitment to delivering innovative solutions that help our customers succeed.”

About NGC

NGC Software is a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management, ERP and Shop Floor Control software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC solutions help increase profitability, reduce costs, improve speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC earned nine #1 rankings and 25 overall top 10 rankings in the 2014 RIS News Software Leaderboard and has received top rankings by leading industry analysts. In addition, NGC has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

NGC customers include A|X Armani Exchange, Aeropostale, Billabong, Carter’s, Destination XL, Hugo Boss, Jos. A. Bank, Marchon Eyewear, Spanx, Swatfame, VF Corporation, and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com.

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