Kinaxis appoints Phillip Teschemacher as APAC President | Value Chain Asia

Phillip Teschemacher becomes the new President of Kinaxis for Asia Pacific (APAC) and Singapore. Kinaxis works with powerhouse global brands.

Kinaxis® Inc., a leading provider of supply chain management solutions, announced the appointment of Phillip Teschemacher as the company’s new Asia Pacific (APAC) President based in Singapore. 

“It is an honour to join the Kinaxis team and lead our efforts in APAC, a fast-moving region that continues to occupy an outsize amount of importance on the global supply chain stage. Supply chain challenges have never been more critical or costly, with transportation bottlenecks, raw material shortages, and component constraints posing unique obstacles that teams must consistently work to overcome. I look forward to working closely with our customers and partners to drive innovation and ensuring that Kinaxis’ unique AI-powered technologies continue to enable planners to predict outcomes with greater precision, speed, and elegance, no matter what the conditions are, in pursuit of a more intelligent supply chain,”

Phillip shared.

As supply chains continue to face significant disruptions, Philip was ideally placed to help companies within the region mitigate risks through critical end-to-end visibility across supply chains. He will usher Kinaxis’ commitment to ‘Customer First and Partner Centric’ whilst cementing the company’s growing global footprint.

“Amidst a broad-based restructuring of global trade patterns, boards looking to bolster their ESG credentials, and a demanding consumer environment, businesses are under a mountain of pressure to ensure their supply chains operate like well-oiled machines. In Phillip, we have that critical eye who will help APAC businesses thread what can sometimes seem like an impossible needle,”

said Claire Rychlewski, Executive Vice President, Global Field Sales at Kinaxis.

With a strong focus on SaaS and Cloud technologies, Phillip brings also a wealth of leadership and sales experience to Kinaxis. He has worked in the supply chain industry for over 20 years and held a number of senior leadership roles.

Phillip Teschemacher becomes the new President of Kinaxis for Asia Pacific and Singapore.

He was the Corporate Vice President of EMEA at Blue Yonder and Sales Director at SAP. While on the latter, he has led the digital supply chain and IoT sales team for the Nordic region.

Clair shared that under Philip’s leadership, they will be able to customize supply chain processes in pursuit of efficiency and sustainability. She added that he’ll enable the company to eliminate blind spots across supply chains. At the same time, Philip can boost the industry leadership position of Kinaxis’ within the region.

Notably, Kinaxis works with many powerhouse global brands. Among those are Carlsberg, Ford, HAVI, MSD, Procter & Gamble, Schneider Electric, Qualcomm, Unilever, and many others. Since its IPO in 2014, the company has more than tripled its revenue.

Last May, Kinaxis became a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions. The company has gained such recognition for the ninth consecutive time. The main headquarters of Kinaxis is in Ottawa, Canada.

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