Retail Solutions Hires Judy Wade to Spearhead International and Domestic Growth Opportunities

Wade Joins RSi as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy Responsible for Identifying New Growth Opportunities for RSi and its Market-Leading Technology Platform

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Mountain View, Calif. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014

Retail Solutions Inc. (RSi), a global provider of cloud-based, Big Data analytics and real-time intelligence for the consumer-products industry, today announced the hire of Judy Wade as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy. Ms. Wade will lead RSI’s business development efforts from the company’s corporate headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., reporting to Chairman and CEO Jonathan Golovin. She joins RSi at a time of accelerated growth and unprecedented demand for its data platform used daily by more than 500 Consumer Product Goods (CPG) organizations with annual revenues in excess of $50 million.

In her role as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Ms. Wade will be responsible for identifying new growth opportunities in the U.S. and abroad through strategic partnerships, potential acquisition targets and adjacent market opportunities that support the company's long-term vision and position as the de facto leader for retail engagement and collaboration technologies. By working closely with customers, partners and internal teams, Ms. Wade will help ensure RSi is always at the forefront of the retailer supplier relationship, providing the most valuable data, sciences, applications, and support that builds proven value for its customers.

Judy Wade joins RSi from AliveCor where she was the President and CEO. There, she led the company from product prototype through to a successful FDA approval and launch in the veterinary and U.S. medical professional markets. Prior to her time at AliveCor, Ms. Wade served as President and CEO of Hands-On Entertainment, a premier mobile technology company and award-winning developer and publisher of mobile entertainment. Earlier in her career she was a partner at McKinsey & Company where she built a stellar reputation for her work transforming companies through unique strategies and creative approaches to implementation, and as a trusted advisor to CEOs.

"This is a time of tremendous growth and opportunity for the retail industry and its suppliers," said Jonathan Golovin, Chairman and CEO of RSi. "Technological advancements and the influx of daily consumer data through traditional channels like POS and new channels like social media, geo-targeting and location-based services are transforming how retailers and their suppliers communicate and collaborate. RSi sits at the center of this relationship, transforming data into actionable insights that ensure products are on the shelf, in every story, every day. Judy Wade brings the right experience, technical prowess and enthusiasm to the team that will help us execute on our mission to provide the world’s biggest brands with the best technology platform and services available.”

About Retail Solutions Inc.
Retail Solutions Inc. (RSi) is a global provider of Big Data, predictive analytics for the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry. The company collects and transforms billions of data points on what shoppers are buying every day and makes it insightful and actionable for better tactical and strategic decision-making at the corporate level and in the field. RSi’s innovation and competitive edge comes from the science, algorithms and patented technology that power its cloud-based solutions. The RSi platform is trusted by more than 500 global CPG companies including Colgate-Palmolive, ConAgra, Danone, Diageo, Heineken, Kimberly-Clark, Kraft, L’Oréal, Mondelez, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble, and Unilever to maximize product availability, uncover new opportunities, and drive sales. To learn more about the company, visit: http://www.retailsolutions.com.

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