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AKRON, Ohio -- Scott Gilmour, former v.p. and c.i.o. of United Supermarkets, Ltd., Lubbock, Texas, and a highly-respected technology leader in the grocery industry, has joined SofTechnics, provider of integrated retail enterprise software solutions here, as regional sales director.
Gilmour will be responsible for further expanding SofTechnics' share in the retail store item and price optimization software market.
In his former role at United Supermarkets, Gilmour was charged with implementing technologies to improve customer service, profitability, revenue enhancement, controls, efficiency, and decision support. He also led his department through its creation of a demand replenishment and fulfillment process coupled with online ordering and a Web-based EDI capability to all trading partners.
Gilmour also served as chairman of FMI's IT Leadership Committee, a group of 12 c.i.o.s from supermarket chains across the country charged with the task of developing the curriculum for the FMI MARKETECHNICS conference. He received his MBA -- Finance from Texas Tech University.
SofTechnics, a Mettler-Toledo Co., is the leading provider of mobile price and inventory management solutions for the retail industry.