SAP NEWSBYTE — SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced Lori Mitchell-Keller, senior vice president of Global Industry Business Unit for Retail, will serve on the National Retail Federation (NRF) Board of Directors. The announcement was made at the NRF 103rd Annual Convention and Expo, being held January 12-15 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
“As a seasoned technology and business executive, Lori will provide the NRF board a unique perspective on the impact of technology on the retail industry,” said Matthew Shay, president and CEO, NRF. “The professionalism and knowledge of each board member will assure NRF’s continued success well into the future.”
The NRF Board of Directors represents the initiatives of the National Retail Federation. It is comprised of select leading retail industry executives from around the globe representing the NRF’s growing member base and the breadth and diversity of the retail industry.
“I am deeply honored to join the NRF board,” said Mitchell-Keller. “We at SAP are active in many aspects of NRF, including the Association for Retail Technology Standards, the Associate Member Council and the NRF Foundation. We are committed to extending our long-term engagement with NRF to drive innovation and growth of the retail industry.”
Prior to leading SAP’s global retail business unit, Mitchell-Keller led line-of-business solution management at SAP, overseeing the delivery of end-to-end solutions in the areas of supply chain management, product life-cycle management, manufacturing, procurement, operational performance management and business networks.
NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association, with membership that comprises all retail formats and channels of distribution as well as the industry’s key trading partners of retail goods and services.