IQMS Expands Technical Management Team to Drive Next Generation of IQMS Manufacturing ERP Solutions
Dan Radunz, CTO, brings 25 years’ experience in leading companies to deliver innovative software; Rob Wiersma, VP of product management, brings deep expertise in ERP, CPG, and F&B industries
PASO ROBLES, CALIF. – February 25, 2016 – IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and manufacturing execution system (MES) authority, today announced the addition of two technology executives to the IQMS management team. Dan Radunz, CTO, brings 25 years of experience in leading companies to deliver innovative software solutions. Rob Wiersma, vice president of product management, has 25 years of expertise in the enterprise resource planning (ERP), consumer packaged goods (CPG), and food and beverage (F&B) industries. Together, they will play a strategic role in driving the next generation of IQMS manufacturing ERP solutions, including IQMS software, deployment models, and industry-specific offerings.
“IQMS has firmly established leadership in manufacturing ERP software with its native manufacturing execution solution and single database approach to ERP, which works so effectively for our mid-market customers, said Gary Nemmers, IQMS CEO. “With Dan and Rob onboard, we are well positioned to expand that leadership with solutions for new markets, new geographies and emerging technologies. They share our vision for making product leadership a hallmark of the IQMS brand, and they bring the expertise to deliver on that vision.”
About Dan Radunz
As CTO, Dan Radunz oversees IQMS's worldwide product development group supporting IQMS's entire Manufacturing ERP and MES software portfolio. Prior to joining IQMS, Dan served as CTO for HighJump Software, running its product strategy and development groups worldwide. Previously, he was the vice president of the Wireless Ronin Technologies Network Operations Center where he managed Wireless Ronin’s 24x7 support group and data center. Before joining Wireless Ronin, Radunz held several technical and management positions at HighJump. Mr. Radunz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business with an area of emphasis in management of information systems and a minor in computer science from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.
“I’m really excited to join the talented leadership team at IQMS, which has built a great foundational product that has seen tremendous growth over the last few years,” said Radunz. “I look forward to continuing that growth by extending the product into new markets and verticals and helping to apply new transformational technology shifts in the industry—like the Internet of Things, big data and analytics—to IQMS EnterpriseIQ and the markets we serve to increase the efficiencies and operational excellence of our customers.”
About Rob Wiersma
As vice president of product management, Wiersma brings 25 years of successful accomplishment in a variety of industry strategy roles for ERP software firms. These have included consulting, product management, business consulting, sales strategy and market strategy, with hands-on involvement ranging from requirements gathering, roadmaps, and resource allocation to the delivery and sales support of end products. Prior to IQMS, Wiersma’s roles have included director of industry strategy for F&B at Lawson, industry director of consumer products and F&B at Infor and SSA Global, and industry manager of CPG & F&B at SSA Global. He studied business administration at Mohawk College and social sciences and economics at McMaster University.
“For nearly three decades, IQMS has continually proven that it is the obvious choice for manufacturers, uniquely combining ERP and MES into a single system and providing a single source of data from the factory floor to front-office functions,” said Wiersma. “I am very pleased to join the already strong team at IQMS. It is a privilege to be part of this growing and dynamic organization, contributing to its next phase of expansion and helping drive value for manufacturers.”
IQMS uniquely combines ERP and manufacturing execution system (MES) functionality to give manufacturers a comprehensive end-to-end suite for running the business, backed by the real-time performance and scalability that companies demand. Developed specifically for mid-market repetitive, discrete and batch process manufacturers, IQMS provides robust capabilities for addressing strict customer and regulatory certification and compliance. IQMS achieves this by delivering traditional ERP functionality for accounting, sales orders, material requirements, inventory and purchasing, plus extended native features for CRM, human resources, production scheduling, shop floor control, warehouse and quality modules. With offices across North America, Europe and Asia, IQMS serves manufacturers around the world. For more information, please visit https://www.iqms.com