Ugam Appoints Business Development VP Chris Werner

Industry Veteran Adds Deep Retail and Brand Domain Expertise to Ugam

NEW YORK – March 17, 2015 – Ugam, a global leader in managed analytics, today announced the addition of Chris Werner as vice president of business development for Ugam’s retail and brand segments. Werner will be responsible for developing and maintaining new relationships with customers within these segments, bringing his experience with top retail brands, as well as 20 years of experience with analytics, database and consulting solutions. He specializes in complex sales and negotiation, especially for technology and marketing service solutions and platforms.

Prior to joining Ugam, Werner successfully managed operations and sales teams through his leadership positions at Abacus, DoubleClick and Experian, and served as a senior sales executive at Acxiom. He has worked extensively with major brands and retailers including Sam’s Club, Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Michael Kors, Vera Bradley, Coach, Crate & Barrel, Spiegel and REI.

In addition, Werner is a Foundation Board Member of Pulaski Technical College and has served as Chair for University Studies Scholarships. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and was a member of the honors fraternity Lambda Pi Eta.

“Chris’ 20 years of sales and business development experience with retailers and brands will be a significant asset to Ugam,” said Ugam CEO, Sunil Mirani. “He understands the challenges that these organizations are facing, and sees how Ugam’s solutions can help them collect and analyze the massive amounts of consumer and competitor data necessary for smarter business decisions.”

Ugam helps retailers and brands make better, more informed decisions about pricing, assortment, product descriptions and channel price monitoring and enforcement. In addition, their powerful pricing engine is the only solution on the market that delivers real-time, on-demand pricing data for millions of products at the click of a button.

About Ugam
Ugam is a global leader in managed analytics. Combining a proprietary big data platform with a global team of insights and analytics experts, Ugam’s unique offering empowers clients with the confidence necessary to take action that impacts their business. Clients trust Ugam because they deliver unmatched customer experience and specific results. That trust is also based on deep domain expertise, end-to-end service, innovation and the highest quality of insights and analytics, which enable Ugam to transform big data into big insight and direct action. As a result, 9 of the largest 25 retailers, many of the world’s largest brands and online marketplaces, and 12 of the top 25 market research firms turn to Ugam today to help improve their business performance.

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