MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NGC® today announced that Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D for NGC, is a winner of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2016 "Pros to Know" awards. The annual Pros to Know awards honor supply chain solution providers and practitioners who show exceptional leadership in meeting industry challenges.
The Pros to Know awards recognize an elite group of professionals, chosen from more than 350 applicants for this year’s awards. This is the third year that Burstein has received the award in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in helping NGC’s customers implement strategic solutions for product development and supply chain management.
As president of sales, marketing and R&D, Burstein’s leadership is integral to many strategic areas of NGC’s operations. He has many years of apparel industry experience, working with design and sourcing professionals at major U.S. retailers on the production of private-label apparel. Burstein joined NGC in 2002 and has served in numerous executive sales and marketing positions, including Vice President of PLM and Global Sourcing Solutions. He is active in industry organizations including the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), the American Apparel Producers Network (AAPN) and the California Fashion Association.
NGC Software is a leading provider of fashion PLM, Supply Chain Management, apparel ERP and Shop Floor Control software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC solutions help increase profitability, reduce costs, improve speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC was recognized as a leader in 34 categories in the 2015 RIS News Software Leaderboard and has received top rankings by leading industry analysts.
In addition, NGC has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. NGC customers include A|X Armani Exchange, Aeropostale, Billabong, Carter’s, Destination XL, Hugo Boss, Jos. A. Bank, Marchon Eyewear, Spanx, Swatfame, VF Corporation, and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA), named one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com.
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