Carruthers has more than 20 years of experience and will lead JDA’s global HR function, including talent development, recruitment and retention, and leadership development programs

JDA Software, Inc.,today announced the appointment of Nathalie Carruthers as executive vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). She joins JDA from Benchmark Electronics, a $2.4 billion worldwide provider of innovative product design, engineering services, integrated technology solutions and advanced manufacturing services. As JDA’s CHRO, Carruthers will further develop JDA’s talent and people strategy to drive financial performance and operational excellence through a proactive approach to talent acquisition and development. Carruthers replaces Brian Boylan who retired from the company at the end of 2018.

“JDA’s pursuit of the autonomous supply chain is taking us in bold directions as it relates to product, delivery models and the use of AI/ML capabilities to deliver value to our global customers. An investment in our organizational structure, talent development and acquisition is critical to our achievement of that goal. That’s why I’m delighted that Nathalie Carruthers is joining the JDA leadership team,” said Girish Rishi, chief executive officer, JDA. “Nathalie’s experience in supply chain, exposure to enterprise software and ability to partner with global business functions to deliver tangible outcomes will play a critical role in our success going forward. We welcome Nathalie to JDA as we continue to drive our Sonoran Spirit and values-driven culture forward.”

Carruthers’ extensive human resources experience spans more than 20 years with leadership positions at Benchmark Electronics, Lumileds, Flex and Solectron (acquired by Flex). In her most recent role as CHRO at Benchmark, Carruthers devised strategies to attract and retain world-class talent, developed an organizational framework for standardized processes and fostered an environment for growing the company’s next-generation leaders. Throughout her career she’s championed programs focused on global talent management, talent acquisition and total rewards, as well as identifying and deploying world-class human resources systems and programs.

“It is abundantly clear to me that JDA views its talent strategies as imperative to delivering on their moonshot of an autonomous supply chain. To that end, I look forward to building upon the company’s rejuvenated culture with scalable processes that combine people analytics and empathy to bolster associate engagement and experience,” said Carruthers.

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About JDA Software, Inc.

JDA Software is the proven leader in artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML)-driven supply chain and retail solutions for 4,000 of the world’s leading retail, manufacturing and logistics companies. JDA enables an Autonomous Supply ChainTM by connecting its cognitive SaaS solutions from end-to-end – across planning, execution and delivery – with a broad partner ecosystem, empowering customers to better predict and shape demand, transform their product delivery and deliver outstanding customer experiences. JDA’s world-class client brands include 75 of the top 100 retailers, 77 of the top 100 consumer goods companies, and 8 of the top 10 global 3PLs. Running JDA, you can plan to


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