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LLamasoft President and CEO Don Hicks to Present at the INFORMS Southeast Michigan Symposium at Michigan State University

October 1, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (October 2, 2014) – LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design software solutions, announced that President and CEO Don Hicks will present at the second annual Informs Southeast Michigan Symposium at the Kellogg Hotel at Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan on Friday, October 3. LLamasoft is a proud sponsor of the event.

Hicks will present, “What Does it Take to be a Supply Chain Designer?” at 10:00 a.m. Big Ten C Room. In this keynote Hicks will discuss the importance of design as a science, art, and new means of competition for the world’s top companies.  Since its founding, LLamasoft has grown to be the largest company in the world focused on supply chain design, with a reputation for industry-leading innovation.  LLamasoft is the technology of choice for over a thousand of the world’s supply chain and data professionals.

“Supply chain modeling has hit a boom period in recent years as more organizations are embracing the technology to aid with risk mitigation, keep pace with customer demand and create efficiencies ,” said Hicks. “It’s an exciting time to enter the industry with the pace of product development and demand for innovation moving faster than ever.”

Several members of the LLamasoft Applied Research team will also be co-presenting a session titled “Multi-Objective Supply Chain Design” from 3:15-4:15 p.m. in the Heritage Room.

An accomplished author and speaker, Hicks is a visionary in the supply chain industry, specializing in strategy and technology and pioneering the single modeling application for network and inventory optimization.

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