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Supply & Demand Chain Executive Selects Kinaxis Vice President of High Tech Solutions as “Pro to Know”

February 24, 2014

Charles (CJ) Wehlage, Vice President of High Tech Solutions, Recognized for Exceptional Contributions to Customers and the Supply Chain Industry

February 24, 2014

Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, a cloud-based SCM and S&OP service, today announced that Charles (CJ) Wehlage, vice president of high tech solutions, has been selected by Supply and Demand Chain Executive Magazine as a 2014 Provider Pro to Know.

At Kinaxis, Wehlage’s deep knowledge of the high tech industry and supply chain management practices has been instrumental in helpingcustomers transform their end-to-end supply chain. He is known as a thought leader in the supply chain space having presented at industry events, appeared in several video and print interviews and has become a contributor to the Kinaxis 21st Century Supply Chain blog. Throughout his 20 year career, as a supply chain practitioner and an industry research analyst, CJ now serves as a strategic advisor to Kinaxis, while also supporting global field teams and working with prospects and customers as they define and pursue supply chain excellence strategies.

“These awards recognize CJ’s unique blend of industry, business process and technology expertise,” said John Sicard, chief products officer for Kinaxis. “He is passionate about championing advanced supply chain practices that drive value throughout our customers’ operations. We are very proud to have him join the growing group of Kinaxis Pros to know.”

According to Wehlage, “The future role of high tech supply chains will be to manage the end-to-end network, with fast and extensive data and collaboration in complex global networks.” In C.J.’s opinion, it’s critical to establish a global view of the extended supply chain in order to keep demand and supply continuously aligned. He goes on to say, “It is exciting to be named as a ‘Pro to Know’ and I’m looking forward to continuing to help companies attain the end-to-end visibility and synchronization they are looking for.”

Through his upcoming “High Tech Best Practice” blog series, Wehlage is interviewing supply chain leaders in the high tech industry, planning to share strategies and methods for instituting fundamental changes to solve these talent and company value challenges. Look for it to publish soon on the 21st century supply chain blog – sign up for the blog feed to receive the series’ posts once they publish.  

The complete list of 2014 “Pros to Know” awards winners is available on and will be published in the March 2013 issue of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. For more Kinaxis news, follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.

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