Simparel Recruits Enterprise Software Veteran Glenn Funk to Key Product Role

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With 23-years of experience in fashion software, consulting, manufacturing and sales, Glenn Funk embodies the Simparel commitment to fielding the industry’s strongest products and team to empower clients to make better informed systems decisions and achieve the business improvements and competitiveness they need to grow and prosper.

Simparel, Inc. (, the innovator in next-generation information technology for the fashion and other soft goods industries, has recruited apparel industry and technology veteran Glenn Funk to the position of Senior Director - Enterprise Solutions and Product Strategy. Mr. Funk brings more than two decades of experience in PLM, ERP and other diverse apparel technologies; as well as apparel manufacturing, operations and sales to his new role at Simparel.

According to Simparel Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing John Robinson “As market demand continues to grow for Simparel solutions, we are responding with the strongest and most experienced team, and the most innovative products in the industry. Glenn embodies this commitment by bringing a wealth of fashion operations and PLM/ERP technology expertise to our business. His experience in managing production, sales and other key fashion processes will empower our clients to make better informed technology evaluations and decisions. His broad systems development, implementation, and other product management skills will help take Simparel® solutions to an increasingly higher level. We are pleased to welcome Glenn to Simparel.”    

Mr. Funk most recently served as Lead Solution Consultant Manager for YuniquePLM® at Gerber Technology. He held the positions of Principal Solutions Consultant for ENOVIA® at Dassault Systemes, Product Manager for BlueCherry® PLM and related solutions at Computer Generated Solutions®, and Senior Application Specialist at PLM provider Justwin Technologies. After beginning his career in his family’s apparel business, Little Funky Knits, Glenn managed operations for children’s sportswear manufacturer International Knitting Mills and provided technology consulting services at Optimyze, LLC.

“I look forward to contributing to the rapid growth at Simparel and advancing their already impressive suite of software solutions,” noted Glenn. “After comparing their current product line with other market offerings, I believe that Simparel is quickly becoming the technology leader in ERP, PLM and other enterprise solutions for our industry. I look forward to helping prospective and existing Simparel clients better by reaching their full potential through technology and industry best practices.”

Glenn holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Fashion Merchandising.

About Simparel

Designed for the apparel, footwear, accessories, home furnishings and other soft goods industries, Simparel empowers brands, manufacturers and vertical retailers to reach their full potential by accelerating and improving performance across the entire business and global supply chain. The Simparel Enterprise Solution provides global process visibility, control and collaboration by combining traditionally independent Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Sourcing & Supply Chain Management (SCM), Materials Requirements and Manufacturing Planning (MRP), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Warehouse Management (WMS), Shop Floor Control (SFC) and other productivity tools into a single, fashion-focused business system.

The fully integrated end-to-end functionality of Simparel keeps teams and vendors working on the same page. Real-time visibility into product development, orders, inventories, production and supply chain processes enables users to make more informed decisions - faster - across the entire business. The next-generation Simparel software architecture is simpler to deploy and offers greater scalability, performance and total cost of ownership than traditional enterprise solutions. Clients routinely report cost reductions and increased agility and responsiveness across their product development, sourcing, manufacturing, distribution and other business processes with Simparel. For more information, visit

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