Lawrence V. Jackson
Aptos, Inc., (formerly Epicor Retail Solutions), a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced the appointment of retail business industry veteran Lawrence Jackson to its board of directors.
Jackson is chairman of SourceMark, LLC and founder and managing director of Alamo Group. He also is a board member of Assurant, Inc.; IRI; JDA Software Group, Inc.; and ABB Optical Group.
"With his wealth of business and retail experience, Lawrence is a great addition to our board of directors and will be a valuable strategic advisor," said Noel Goggin, chief executive officer and culture leader for Aptos. "He shares our unique 'Aptos Way' of engaging customers differently through a pioneering spirit and a focus on collaboration, authenticity and transparency necessary for mutual success."
Jackson's extensive retail industry experience includes service in senior management positions for many of the nation's largest retail and consumer goods companies, including Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Dollar General Corporation, Safeway, Inc., and PepsiCo, Inc.
"Aptos is cultivating a culture of true innovation as a key to long-term success," said Jackson. "With the retail industry constantly changing at an ever-increasing pace, we must be equipped to change along with it, decisively seizing opportunities with a sense of urgency, creativity and passion."
"Lawrence's leadership experience with many of the best-run and well respected retailers will serve Aptos well in helping foster continued growth and innovation," said Jason Wright, senior partner at Apax Partners.
With over 122,000 stores live on its cloud-based platform, more than 500 retail brands across the globe rely on cloud-ready Aptos solutions to generate over $523 billion in annual revenues.
About Aptos "Engaging Customers Differently"
In an era of virtually limitless choice, sustained competitive advantage only comes to retailers who engage customers differently -- by truly understanding who they are, what they want and why they buy. At Aptos, we too, believe that engaging customers differently is critical to our success. We are committed to a deep understanding of each of our clients, to fulfilling their needs with the retail industry's most comprehensive omni-channel solutions, and to fostering long-term relationships built on tangible value and trust. More than 500 retail brands rely upon our Singular Commerce platform to deliver every shopper a personalized, empowered and seamless experience...no matter when, where or how they shop. Learn more: www.aptos.com