PARK CITY, UTAH – Park City Group (NYSE Amex: PCYG), a leader in consumer goods supply chain technology designed to increase sales and reduce out-of-stocks, today announced that Bruce Christiansen and Sage Horner are joining the company. The two supermarket veterans will form the nucleus of the new Park City Group Industry Solutions team. Christiansen was named Senior Vice President and Horner was named Group Vice President-National Clients.
This “Customer First” focused team will work collaboratively with Park City Group’s strategic clients ensuring joint business solutions are successfully implemented and drive measureable improvements in sales and inventory management objectives while enhancing the customer experience.
“Bruce and Sage are accomplished retail and wholesale executives with significant depth and breadth of experience in merchandising, marketing, strategic procurement, and supply chain. The new Industry Solutions team they lead will be consultants to our customers, helping each retailer and supplier understand the best and most profitable way to sell more, stock less and see everything,” said Randall K. Fields, Chairman and CEO of Park City Group. “We are fortunate to have their knowledge and expertise working to help our current and future customers.”
Bruce Christiansen has extensive corporate merchandising leadership experience at national and regional retailers across multiple product lines. He has also played a key leadership role for one of the largest grocery supply chains in the country and organized several enterprise-wide business transformation programs.
Most recently, Christiansen was Vice President of Supply Chain and Procurement for
regional supermarket chain and Park City Group user Haggen Foods. Prior to that he served in consulting capacities at specialty retailer The Guitar Center and natural foods company Better Body Foods, where he was Chief Operating and Financial Officer. He also served as Vice President of the Supply Chain Practice at Boise Consulting Group.
Christiansen had a 17-year career at Albertsons, Inc. /Supervalu, most recently as Corporate Vice President, Home, Health, & Beauty Merchandising. He previously served as Corporate Vice President – Supply Chain, Vice President, Demand Chain Strategy, General Manager of the La Habra, CA and Salt Lake City, UT distribution centers and Director of Distribution at the Fort Worth, TX Distribution Center.
Christiansen holds a B.A. in Business Administration from University of Texas at El Paso. He lives in Boise, ID.
Sage Horner has more than 25 years of increasing responsibilities, leadership development and result achievement within the retail and wholesale grocery industry, including positions in marketing, merchandising/category management, procurement and supply chain operations.
He was most recently Vice President of Sales of Boar’s Head Brand, and previously served as Vice President – Merchandising, Marketing and Supply Chain at natural/organic retailer Sunflower Farmers Market and Executive Director of Procurement at petroleum marketer Maverik, Inc.
Horner spent 22 years at Albertsons / Supervalu, completing his tenure as Corporate Director of Procurement. He previously served as Director Procurement HBC/GM, Director of Sourcing HBC/GM, Project Manager (Strategic Procurement Centralization Initiative), Supply Chain Manager for the Intermountain Division and Grocery Procurement Manager for the companies former Great Plains Division.
Horner holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from California State University Fullerton. He lives in Scottsdale. AZ.
About Park City Group
Park City Group (NYSE Amex: 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 as well as providing food safety tracking information. The Company’s service increases customers’ sales and profitability while enabling lower inventory levels and ensuring regulatory compliance for both retailers and their suppliers.
Through a process known as Consumer Driven Sales OptimizationTM, Park City Group helps its customers turn information into cash and increased sales, using the largest scan based platform in the world. Scan based trading provides retail trading partners with a distinct competitive advantage through scan sales that provides store level visibility and sets the supply chain in motion. And since it is scan based, it can be used in a Direct Store Delivery (DSD) or warehouse setting.
ReposiTrakTM provides food retailers and suppliers with a robust solution that will help them protect their brands and remain in compliance with rapidly evolving regulations in the recently passed Food Safety Modernization Act. An internet-based technology, ReposiTrakTM, will enable all participants in the farm-to-table supply chain to easily manage tracking and traceability requirements as products move between trading partners.