22 September – TXT e-solutions, a leading provider of integrated and collaborative end-to-end retail solutions for the luxury, fashion and consumer sectors, today announces that Jean-Philippe Vorsanger has been appointed to the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer North America. The position is strategic to achieving the company’s aggressive growth plans in retail in North America and globally.
As an acknowledged expert in the industry with over twenty years’ experience in retail, technology and supply chain, Vorsanger will be responsible for further developing the TXT North American business, driving commercial efforts to grow market presence and to generate opportunities within the existing customer base, and continuing to secure successful relationships with clients. Vorsanger will also take responsibility for managing operations, including management of the consulting, professional services and customer support teams.
Vorsanger joins TXT from Capgemini, where he served as Principal, responsible for managing and growing the Supply Chain Technology Canadian practice, selling and overseeing the delivery of projects and managing key retail accounts. Previously, he held the position of Senior Manager at Deloitte and served as an Executive with several retail technology vendors, leading a variety of IT, Supply Chain Strategy and Operations improvement projects that resulted in significant business benefits. At NCR, Teradata Division, he held the role of VP Demand Chain Management Solutions.
His functional expertise includes Merchandise Planning, Demand Forecasting, Replenishment, Allocation, as well as Supply Chain Operations.
Vorsanger will report to Andrea Cencini, EVP Managing Director at TXT, who said: “We have been investing strongly in North America, attracting top-talent professionals across all functions and securing significant revenue results. Jean-Philippe brings a wealth of retail consulting and operations management experience. He makes a fantastic addition to the current team and a perfect fit to this crucial role for the organization. We are well prepared for a second phase of growth.”
Vorsanger added: “I am thrilled to join TXT in this exciting time for the business. The retail market has never been so dynamic and there is a strong call for end-to-end solutions that excel at supporting retailers’ ability to optimize inventory, plan and manage assortments for every channel where a customer shops. With its vision, people and unique offering, TXT is strongly positioned to fully address the North American market opportunity and become the global leader in this space.”
Vorsanger holds a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto and is certified in Production and Inventory Management, awarded by APICS.
TXT e-solutions www.txtgroup.com is the first mover and leading provider of integrated and collaborative End-to-End retail solutions for the Luxury, Fashion and Consumer sectors. The TXTPerform collection of solutions covers planning, intelligence and execution, and supports strategic business processes for all types of Fashion and Luxury retailers worldwide. TXT has 500 employees and 350 customers worldwide, including leading global brands and apparel and accessories retailers. Headquarters are in Milan and support centers in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, UK, Canada, USA and Australia.