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TXT Retail continues strong global growth appoints Lorne Campbell as VP Sales North America and Zaki Hassan as new VP Asia


TXT Retail, the leading provider of end-to-end planning solutions in Retail, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorne Campbell as Vice President of Sales North America and of Zaki Hassan as Regional Vice President Asia. The two appointments come at a time of rapid global growth for the company and are instrumental to supporting the aggressive sales plans of TXT Retail in both regions.

Campbell has responsibility for developing and executing strategies for new license sales in the USA and Canada. He joins TXT Retail from Oracle, where he served as an Account Director in the Eastern USA Region.  Prior to Oracle, he held account management positions at SAS and SAP, specializing in Retail technology.  Having spent over 20 years serving the Retail community, Campbell has also held senior management positions in Financial Planning at Myers (Australia), Best Buy and Circuit City.

Hassan joins TXT Retail from JDA Software, where he most recently served as head of sales and business development for the Southeast Asia region. He has more than 15 years in sales and delivery management roles in software companies including JDA, RedPrairie and Oracle Retail, servicing retailers across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. At TXT Retail, Hassan leverages his global experience to grow the company’s presence and business within Asia.

Simone Pozzi EVP Managing Director TXT Retail comments: “Market trends are generating a strong demand for TXT Retail end-to-end planning solutions. We are excited to have Lorne and Zaki on board at this stage of our company’s evolution and global expansion. They bring leadership talent and a wealth of experience in selling and delivering retail projects which will have strong positive impact on the business”.

TXT Retail is growing quickly in North America and has been developing the vibrant Asian-Pacific market with the recent opening of the Singapore Pte subsidiary Ltd in addition to the subsidiary in Hong Kong and the Sydney office.

Campbell and Hassan are both looking forward to the new challenges ahead. “Having the ability to cover the end-to-end process from design to shelf, TXT Retail is uniquely positioned in the marketplace”- states Campbell. “I am thrilled to join the team and to actively support the continued growth in North America”

“The potential of TXT Retail solutions within the Asian region is vast”, adds Hassan. “I am glad to help TXT Retail accelerate their opportunities, bringing to the team my experience of these highly diversified and dynamic markets”.

About TXT Retail

TXT Retail is the first mover and leading provider of integrated and collaborative End-to-End Planning, PLM and Supply Chain Collaboration solutions for the Luxury, Fashion and Consumer sectors. The TXT Retail solution is based on a flexible platform that encompasses the full spectrum of activities involved with planning, designing, delivery, and managing assortments through every stage of its lifecycle. TXT Retail projects leverage the TXT AgileFit best practices processes and reference applications, which ensure high quality and fast benefit generation. TXT Retail counts on more than 300 employees and serves more than 300 Fashion, Retail and Luxury customers worldwide, including leading global players such as Aeropostale, Arcadia Group, Auchan, Bestseller, Carphone Warehouse, Desigual, Dior, Geox, Guess, Levi Strauss & Co., Louis Vuitton Malletier, Monoprix, Pandora, Sephora and Tesco.

TXT Retail Global Headquarters are in Milan, Italy with offices in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom and United States. TXT Retail collaborates with selected specialized partners worldwide.

TXT Retail is part of TXT e-solutions, a company listed on the Italian Stock Exchange (TXT.MI)

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