San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2007
Instill® Corporation ("Instill"), a leading provider of spend intelligence services and solutions for the foodservice industry, today announced that Derek Strong has been promoted to Vice President of Professional Services.
With over 17 years in operations and information systems management for foodservice operators and manufacturers and extensive knowledge of Instill's solutions, Mr. Strong will manage an expansion of Professional Services at Instill. His team will continue to provide implementation services for customers, but they also now offer information management and supply chain consulting services and custom development.
"It is an exciting time to take the helm of Professional Services. Our efforts not only ensure successful implementations of Instill's solutions throughout our client base, but the value-added consultative services and custom development help our clients develop considerably greater operational efficiencies and achieve significant cost reductions," said Derek Strong, Vice President of Professional Services for Instill.
"Derek Strong's background in the industry, his intimate knowledge of Instill's solutions, and his effective management style made him the logical choice to head up our Professional Services arm," said Mike DeVries, CEO of Instill Corporation. "Instill is moving into a period of accelerated growth and the ability to develop and implement complex integrations and offer customized solutions gives Instill competitive advantage in the marketplace."
Instill provides a comprehensive, integrated suite of proven solutions for the foodservice industry that include Trade Spend Management, Quality & Compliance Management, Food Spend Management, Procurement, and Promotion Management. Instill generates significant savings for foodservice operators, manufacturers and distributors by providing the visibility and information necessary for effectively managing key business processes within the organization and extending throughout the partnership and supply chains.
Prior to joining Instill in 2000, Derek owned a foodservice consulting practice focused on the design, implementation, and integration of back office systems, POS systems, and corporate reporting solutions for regional chains and large franchisee organizations such as Chevy's Mexican Restaurants and Burger King.
About Instill Corporation
For more than a decade, Instill has been helping customers leverage spend intelligence by applying innovative technology and industry expertise to address the unique challenges facing foodservice companies. Instill is focused on providing spend intelligence solutions exclusively for the foodservice industry, providing a proven, comprehensive set of solutions for leading companies such as IPC/SUBWAY, Hardee's, International Dairy Queen, Nathan's Famous, YUM! Brands' UFPC and UPGC, Centerplate, ConAgra Foods and General Mills. Instill is headquartered in San Mateo, California, and can be contacted by dialing1-888-Instill or on the web at http://www.instill.com.
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