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ICIX Taps Tech Chief to Head Growth Strategy and Innovation

SAN BRUNO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIX, a leading supply chain risk management company, has hired Phil Newmoyer as its Chief Growth Officer. Newmoyer will lead the company's growth strategy, focusing on customer success, revenue growth, industry sector expansion and innovation of the ICIX cloud platform with technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence.

Phil Newmoyer, Chief Growth Office, ICIX

Newmoyer is a recognized technology and business leader, having served as Chief Information Officer for Toys"R"Us and Serta Simmons Bedding. Most recently, he was the Chief Technology Officer of DFC Global Corp. Newmoyer holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of the Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking.

"It is a privilege to join this great team at ICIX. For more than a decade, ICIX has served the world's largest iconic brands. As the leader in global supply chain transparency and product safety solutions for retail, apparel and food businesses, ICIX is now significantly expanding its customer-driven innovation agenda. It's an exciting time to be at ICIX," says Newmoyer.

"We are in a period of unprecedented change in consumer purchasing habits," says Newmoyer. "Our customers are responding with a higher level of consciousness of social responsibility. Consumer awareness is greater than ever, with social communities sharing information across boundaries. They demand transparency—and want to be more informed about the products they buy, before they buy them—which is disrupting the traditional supply chain."

Newmoyer added, "Our solutions are built on a powerful set of leading technologies. Its core is the world's leading enterprise cloud platform. Additionally, the ICIX architecture has harnessed blockchain design principles since its inception, long before blockchain became the buzz it is today. Effectively, it's this design architecture that has fueled ICIX innovation such as community registries, traceability of products, peer-to-peer sharing and more. These blockchain principles provide the foundation of an ICIX cloud platform hosting more than 48,000 trading partners. We are positioned to deliver a new era of transparency in global supply chains and explosive growth at ICIX."

ICIX CEO David Marchand said, "Phil brings a uniquely diverse background that is a perfect fit to lead our customer-driven innovation agenda. He is an accomplished leader in technology and growth businesses with a passion for the customer. Phil has innovated businesses across many industries, and I'm excited to have him here at ICIX. "

In addition, Newmoyer has long been an active leader in important trade, technology, and charity organizations. He has served as a member of SAP's Executive Advisory Council for Professional Services and is the recipient of Oracle's 2015 Excellence Award for Fusion Middleware Innovation on Big Data and Analytics. He was also a 2015 Georgia CIO of the Year nominee. Phil will be a regular contributor to the ICIX blog, at https://icix.com/blog.

About ICIX 
ICIX solutions help companies safeguard consumers, protect brands, and build trust—all while improving margins. Its applications and the ICIX retail cloud network bring unparalleled visibility and efficiency to the extended supply chain for product safety, compliance and corporate social responsibility. ICIX helps the retail industry's leading companies collaborate across trading partner networks to achieve Active TransparencyTM. More than 48,000 businesses are active members of the ICIX network, including leading retailers and manufacturers, their trading partners and more than 50 testing, inspection and certification companies.

For more information about the company and its portfolio of products, visit icix.com.

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