Optricity Corporation Announces
Sheila M. Benny as President

Press Release

Benny to lead Optricity throughout current growth phase with continued focus on client needs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – September 19, 2018 – As Optricity enters into its fourteenth year of business, Sheila M. Benny, Co-founder and Owner of Optricity, continues her leadership role within the company as President with plans to strengthen technology innovation, engage the community and support client success around the world.

Recognized in the industry for her dedication and thought leadership, Benny was recently named as a DC Velocity Rainmaker and was previously recognized as a Thought Leader by the same publication. The articles highlight her passion for service leadership, the changes within supply chain, and an emphasis on the need for mentorship to support the evolution and growth of the industry.

“I’m excited to learn Sheila is the new President for Optricity. I’ve known Sheila for 23 years and know she’ll do an amazing job leading the company,” says Norm Saenz, Managing Director of St. Onge and Co-Chair of the North Texas WERCouncil.

In addition to serving as Past President and remaining to be engaged with the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), Benny will be speaking at the upcoming International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference (DSC) during the Women in Foodservice Power Breakfast, which kicks off a day of diversity for the conference. Touching on topics of inclusion and the need for multi-directional mentorship, Benny will shed light on past experiences and what she sees for the future of the industry.

“Sheila’s leadership and guidance in my career has meant the world to me; I have learned so much in the handful of years working with her and very much appreciate her as a mentor and friend,” says Lindsay Olla, Vice President of Marketing. “Sheila’s dedication to Optricity, its clients and employees definitely takes priority and I believe she will continue to motivate and take the company in the right direction.”

Later this year, Benny will be featured in upcoming Let’s Talk Supply Chain podcasts with host, Sarah Barnes. Topics will include details around Optricity’s beginnings, where the company is headed as well as insight into what sets it apart from other software providers.

About Optricity

Optricity creates and supports warehousing analysis, optimization and performance improvement software. To develop its solutions, including the highly acclaimed warehouse slotting application, OptiSlot DC™, Optricity utilizes a blend of warehousing domain expertise, advanced mathematics and software engineering skills.

The Platform of planning solutions includes slotting, profiling, integration, simulation, @Ease Warehousing Technologies™ and the Moves Conductor™ to strengthen warehousing operations.

For more information about Optricity, please contact:

Lindsay Olla, VP of Marketing

+1 (919) 237-4846

lolla@optricity.com

www.optricity.com | LinkedIn

About WERC

Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) is the only professional association focused exclusively on warehouse management and its role in the supply chain. Members are experts from all facets of the distribution industry who come together to share practical knowledge and professional expertise to improve individual and industry performance. For more information: www.werc.org.

About International Foodservice Distributors Association

The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) works to help our foodservice distributor members succeed. Our primary constituents are foodservice distributors and are found across North America and internationally. They include leading broadline, system, and specialty distributors. For more information: www.ifdaonline.org.

About Let’s Talk Supply Chain

Let’s Talk Supply Chain is a podcast where host, Sarah Barnes-Humphrey, interviews the top Supply Chain professionals in the industry. Listening to the podcasts provides educational content about best practices, changes in the industry and Hot Topics surrounding Supply Chain. Have a specific question you want answered? E-mail Let’s Talk Supply Chain at listener@letstalksupplychain.com.