IBS Names Christopher Catterfeld as New Chief Marketing Officer

Global technology experience and history of business growth cited as factors in hire

Stockholm, Sweden, September 2, 2016International Business Systems (IBS), a leading global supplier of integrated ERP, warehouse management systems (WMS) and supply chain solutions, announced today that Christopher Catterfeld will be leading its corporate and strategic marketing as well as product development efforts for ERP as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

Catterfeld brings more than 15 years of experience managing international teams in the IT and technology sectors, most recently as CMO and Managing Director for the midmarket human capital management businesses in Europe at Sage. Prior to that, he served as CMO and shareholder for bäurer, effectively repositioning the German-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor for strategic growth.

“I’m excited to be a part of the IBS team. With its deep vertical industry experience, reputation for outstanding customer service, and strong performance in cloud and managed services, IBS is uniquely positioned for both short- and long-term growth,” said Catterfeld. “I look forward to developing portfolio and brand, with its best-in-class supply chain tools and expanding suite of solutions, across our global markets.”

Catterfeld will apply his experience in driving operational transformation and strategic product and portfolio growth to the corporate, product marketing, and product development efforts of IBS, especially regarding its IBS Enterprise solution.

“We are pleased to add Christopher’s strengths to our already strong senior management team,” said Jayne Archbold, IBS CEO. “His proven leadership in strategy, marketing and corporate development will further position us to accomplish our mission, to be the preferred global source for business applications in wholesale, distribution and manufacturer/distributor markets.”

About IBS
International Business Systems (IBS) is a leading global provider of integrated ERP, WMS and supply chain management solutions to the distribution, wholesale and 3PL sectors. For more than 35 years, we have helped customers such as Cramo, MECA, New Wave Group, Eltex of Sweden, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Skanlog, Volvo, Oriola, Ardo, Rexel, Galexis, Stockhabo, Smeding and many more streamline, automate and accelerate their distribution network processes, and drive profitability and efficiency.

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For more information, contact:
Kristin Seigworth, +1.262.510.0805, Kristin.seigworth@ibs.net