Ivy Mobility Inc., a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service Apps for the consumer goods industry, is expanding its global advisory board of renowned members. The Board members contribute their insights to the company on global trends and outlook, strategic development, go to market channels, and information technology and their relevance to the consumer goods industry. The Board meets several times a year and will also attend industry forums and trade events. Together, the Board members contribute their market and industry expertise and insights to Ivy’s R&D and Innovation process.
“The Global Advisory Board is an unrivalled team of consumer goods thinkers and information technology leaders, whose insights into the intersection of retail execution, direct store delivery, and enterprise mobility will be a valuable input to our innovation process,” said Rajiv Prabhakar, Founder, and Director, Ivy Mobility.
“I am honored to join the Advisory board and excited by the opportunity to provide Ivy’s strong team of consumer goods professionals with our collective view on, sales channels, route to market, merchandising, and mobility, and strategic developments, that affect markets and can impact Ivy’s clients.”, said Andy Walter.
Andy Walter is a business results-driven professional with extensive experience in strategy, development, execution, and operations across Shared Services and IT. He led the Commercial Services & Delivery Organization (over 1500 IT and multifunctional professionals) for P&G’s Global Business Services (GBS). He was responsible for IT & Shared Services for all Global Business Units and Markets around the world. His team was accountable for developing cutting-edge capabilities for P&G to win “where it matters most,” with Consumers, Shoppers, and Retailers. This included all eBusiness, Consumer Services, BI/Analytics, Sales Force Solutions, Project Delivery, Business Process Services, and A&D / Company restructuring efforts.
He has over 15 years working on Boards and in Board level advisory roles. As a member of he is advising on company strategy and execution into the Consumer Goods & Retail environments. Across numerous non-profit board (GS1, Ovarian Cancer Alliance, Multiple Sclerosis Society) and Private Company Board & CEO strategic level advisory roles with Digimarc (NYSE: DMRC), Fractal Analytics, Virtualitics LLC, he brings leadership, industry & functional expertise, operations, an incredible personal network, and strategic thinking to the critical business challenges facing companies and organizations. With over 25 years of experience, Andy’s career has spanned a variety of assignments including Global R&D, Product Supply & Manufacturing, Marketing, and International Sales & Operations. Andy also designed and led the industry-leading Business Intelligence / Analytics journey across P&G. Under his leadership, P&G received the first-ever Excellence in Analytics Award by The International Institute of Analytics.
His teams have also been recognized with CIO 100 Awards in 2010, 2011, and 2012. In 2013, Harvard Business School added a P&G-based case study to their analytics’ curriculum. Andy credits such recognition to clear “Play to Win” strategy choices, relentless talent development, and breakthrough strategic partnerships. His team delivered the largest M&A portfolio in the history of P&G…over $12B in transformation of the largest CPG company in the world.
Andy is driven by the belief that people and relationships make the difference—that “The day we claim success is the day we fail.” An inspirational and in-touch leader in diversity, organization design / capability, strategic partner management, and industry influence, he’s clear that value comes from execution where it matters most… with consumers! He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Cincinnati.
Contact Email : AJWalter7@gmail.com
About IVY Mobility, Inc.
Ivy, is a leader in cloud-based software for the consumer goods industry. Ivy Mobility has been in the business of providing applications that allow our customers to improve route to market and win more at the shelf for over 14 years. We are proud to provide our customers with the broadest portfolio in the industry today and market leading vertical software applications pre-defined to meet the needs of consumer goods companies. The single fully configurable platform supports Direct Store Delivery, Retail Execution, Merchandising, Distributor Management System, Counter Sales, and Insights. We serve customers in over 20 countries, support over 105,000 end user customers, and over 5.5 million outlets. Ivy is headquartered in the Singapore, with offices in North America, Europe, Asia, Middle East, and Latin America.
For more information about the company and its portfolio of products, visit www.ivymobility.com and follow Ivy on social media channels.