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[Media Alert] DynaSys Welcomes Patrice Le Franc as the New Services Manager EMEA

DynaSys S.A.S., a division of QAD Inc., (NASDAQ:QADA) (NASDAQ:QADB), provider of Demand and Supply Chain Planning (DSCP) solutions, today announced the appointment of Patrice Le Franc as the new Services Manager for EMEA.

What: In this role Le Franc will be supporting DynaSys’ growth and expansion across Europe. Le Franc will manage the Services department, which consists of Demand and Supply Chain Planning consulting experts. He will also support the development of integrator and consulting company partnerships in Europe. He will be based in the DynaSys headquarters in France.

Background: Prior to joining DynaSys, Le Franc was a Director of EMEA Consulting and Services Delivery at Apriso, a Dassault System Company. He has over 17 years of consulting experience in business-to-business development in complex and international environments. Le Franc specializes in Product Lifecycle Management, Manufacturing Operations Management and Supply Chain. He attended the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées in Lyon (France), with a focus on Mechanical Engineering and R&D. He is also APICS certified.

“I’m looking forward to helping DynaSys grow,” said Le Franc. “My focus will always be to provide our existing and future customers the excellent level of service they expect from DynaSys and QAD.”

When: The appointment was announced on September 1st, 2014.

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About DynaSys – Effective Enterprise Demand and Supply Chain Planning
DynaSys, a division of QAD Inc., (NASDAQ: QADA) (NASDAQ: QADB), provides Demand and Supply Chain Planning (SCP) solutions. With 29 years of experience, DynaSys provides an integrated and collaborative planning solution that allows businesses to optimize their supply chains, including sales and operations planning, demand planning, network and inventory and business resources optimizations. DynaSys software enables customers and partners in the food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, life sciences, apparel, luxury, high tech, automotive, distribution and retail verticals to meet their goals of better managing demand and supply chain planning, and becoming more Effective Enterprises.

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About QAD
QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB) is a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies. For more than 30 years, QAD has provided global manufacturing companies with QAD Enterprise Applications, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD Enterprise Applications is offered in flexible deployment models as on-premise software, in the cloud with QAD Cloud ERP or in a blended environment. With QAD, customers and partners in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries can better align daily operations with their strategic goals to meet their vision of becoming more Effective Enterprises.

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