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Rockville, MD, United States, 2011/12/20 - iControl today announced the addition of Roger Davidson to the Board of Directors. Davidson is a leading authority on the food and supermarket industries with 30 years of experience working for Wal-Mart, H.E.B., SUPERVALU, Wild Oats, and Ahold USA.
iControl Systems, the nation’s leading provider of retail collaborative business intelligence and Scan Based Trading applications, today announced the addition of Roger Davidson to the Board of Directors, effective January 1st, 2012.
Davidson is widely recognized by retailers and the financial community as a leading authority on the food and supermarket industries, having culled 30 years of experience working for a diverse group of companies that include Wal-Mart Stores Inc., H.E.B. Food/Drug, SUPERVALU, Wild Oats, and Ahold USA. As President of his own advisory firm, Roger Davidson Associates LLC, he currently counsels over 200 clients, ranging from retailers to investment managers in the U.S. and Europe, on strategic acquisitions, product development, private label, marketing, merchandising and supply chain efficiencies.
Previously, Mr. Davidson served as Wal-Mart’s Senior Vice President, Global Food Sourcing, and SUPERVALU’s Chief Operating Officer/Retail. He also served as Ahold’s Senior Vice President of Non Perishables, Corporate Brands and Global Sourcing and spent two years as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Merchandising with Wild Oats. He spent nearly 31 years with H.E.B. Food/Drug in various VP and Director roles overseeing food procurement, marketing and retail management.
“It has been my objective to build a diverse, battle-tested, and dynamic leadership team at iControl, and Roger meets all three criteria and then some,” said iControl’s Chairman and CEO Tal J. Zlotnitsky. “I’m humbled that someone of Roger’s stature in the industry will be taking part in shaping our future."
“I am excited to be joining the iControl team in support of the company’s continuing commitment to bring breakthrough business intelligence solutions to retailers and suppliers in the U.S. and global marketplaces,” said Davidson. “I am very impressed with the enormously talented board and leadership team that has been assembled. This company will be making a strong and very positive mark on retailing for years to come.”
Davidson holds a BBA in Accounting and an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. He and his family currently reside in Oakton, Virginia
About iControl Systems USA, LLC
iControl (icontroldsd.com) provides a fully integrated, Collaborative Business Intelligence platform and the human resources to support it. Our mission is to help retailers and suppliers share critical trading information in a central, standardized Master Data Portal. Our platform enables fact-based, timely, data-driven decisions that boost sales, reduce waste, promote efficiency, reward transparency, and align performance metrics. There are over 22,000 retail outlets taking part in iControl’s programs in all 50 states, 63 retail banners, and over 3,000 suppliers participating,