Kinaxis Inc is pleased to announce the election of Mr. J. Ian Giffen to Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Giffen joined the Kinaxis Board in 2010 and assumed the duties of lead director in 2014. With over 30 years in the technology industry, he currently serves as a director of Absolute Software Inc. as well as several private companies. In addition, Mr. Giffen has served extensively on the boards of many leading private and publicly traded companies, including Macromedia Inc, Open Text Inc., Ruggedcom Inc, Certicom Inc., and MKS Inc., and has held the position of Chairman for Descartes Systems Group, Vision Critical Inc., and 724 Solutions Inc. He also serves on the boards of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the Toronto Daily Bread Food Bank.
Mr. Giffen is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) and holds a Designation in Corporate Finance. He graduated from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.
Kinaxis (TSX: KXS) is the leading provider of cloud-based, software-as-a-service solutions that help companies around the globe transform their supply chains. Kinaxis’ unique concurrent planning technique balances the end-to-end supply chain continuously and instantly by connecting data, processes and people in unity — enabling the world’s best companies to make better decisions faster.