PARK CITY, UT – July 1, 2010 – Park City Group, Inc. (OTCBB: PCYG), a developer of patented retail supply chain solutions and services, today announced that it has appointed C. Manly Molpus to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Molpus currently is a consultant to the consumer packaged goods (“CPG”) industry. For more than 16 years, he was president and chief executive officer of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (“GMA”), which represents the world’s leading branded food, beverage and consumer products companies. With Mr. Molpus’s appointment, Park City Group has expanded its Board of Directors to eight members, seven of which are independent.
“We are very excited to have attracted someone of the caliber of Manly Molpus to our Board of Directors,” said Randall K. Fields, Park City Group’s Chairman and CEO. “Manly possesses extraordinary experience in the consumer packaged goods and retailing industries. He has been instrumental in industry affairs promoting retailer/supplier collaboration throughout the industry. Manly’s background and broad range of industry relationships are well suited to our endeavors in expanding our supplier base, which is integral to the next phase of Park City Group’s growth strategy.”
C. Manly Molpus is the president of The Molpus Advisory Group, where he provides strategic counsel on industry and public affairs to the CPG industry. From 1990 to 2006, he served as president and chief executive officer of GMA. The association is the leading advocate for its members on international and domestic public policy issues and industry wide productivity enhancement in collaboration with the supermarket industry. The GMA represents the world’s leading food, beverage and consumer products companies. The association promotes sound public policy, champions initiatives that increase productivity and growth and helps ensure the safety and security of consumer packaged goods through scientific excellence. The $2.1 trillion food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industry employs 14 million workers, and contributes over $1 trillion in added value to the nation’s economy. In 2008, Mr. Molpus returned to GMA as Interim CEO for a four month period.
Prior to joining GMA, Mr. Molpus was president and chief executive officer of the American Meat Institute. He also served as vice president of Corporate Affairs for The Kroger Company, the nation’s largest supermarket chain, where he directed the company’s government and public affairs activities. Mr. Molpus received the Food Marketing Institute’s 2007 William H. Albers Award for Industry Relations. In 2006, Mr. Molpus received both the GMA Hall of Achievement Award and the American Meat Institute’s Richard E. Lyng Award for Public Service. Other honors include being selected by Supermarket News to the “Power 50 List” among CPG leaders in the food, beverage, wholesale and retail industries. Mr. Molpus is also a former appointee to the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy, and he served on the USDA/USTR Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee for Trade.
Mr. Molpus currently serves on the board of SPAR Group (Nasdaq: SGRP), a leading provider of in store merchandising services; the Advisory Board to Levick Strategic Communications; and the CPG Advisory Board of ICG Commerce, a leader in non-core procurement outsourcing.
About Park City Group
Park City Group (OTCBB: PCYG) is a Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) provider that brings unique visibility to the consumer goods supply chain, delivering actionable information that ensures product is on the shelf when the consumer expects it. Our service increases our customers’ sales and profitability while enabling lower inventory levels for both retailers and their suppliers. For more information, go to www.parkcitygroup.com.