DALLAS – January 10, 2012 – One Network Enterprises, the industry leading federated cloud computing platform for business intelligence, planning, and execution, today named Michael J. Gade to its Board of Directors.
A former “Marketing Man of the Year”, Mr. Gade brings more than 30 years of retail and marketing experience to One Network. Mr. Gade’s other current distinguished board leadership positions include Rent-A-Car, Inc., The Crane Group, Inc., MFRI, Inc., Macs, Inc., and Strive Group, Inc. Mr. Gade is currently a senior advisor to Boston Consulting Group’s Global Consumer Group. He also acts as a Professor of Marketing (Executive in Attendance) at the University of North Texas, where he is a multiple winner of the Outstanding Faculty Award.
Previously, Mr. Gade was most recently a Senior Executive at Home Depot Inc, where he maintained complete operational responsibility for the $6.5 Billion southwest region. Prior to that, he served as a top-5 executive at 7-Eleven, Inc., with responsibilities that included marketing, merchandising, and business development initiatives. Mr. Gade has also held C-Level positions at Associates First Capital Corp, Coopers & Lybrand Consumer Products, and MERET, Inc.
Mr. Gade also sits on a number of corporate and charity boards. He serves as Member of Advisory Board of Urban Television Network Corp. He served as a Member of Advisory Committee of Waste Conversion Systems, Inc.
He is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1974 and a Masters Degree in Business Administration in 1975.
“We are pleased to welcome Gade to One Network’s Board of Directors,” said Greg Brady, One Network’s CEO. “Gade’s proven senior leadership experience combined with his in-depth familiarity with running diverse retail operations will strengthen our network and open the door to new opportunities. He joins our board at an exciting time as the company looks toward new areas of growth to expand our leadership position in the market.”
The mission of One Network’s Board of Directors is to foster the company’s growth through innovation in the supply chain industry and to guide strategic business decisions that benefit One Network employees and clients.
About One Network
One Network is the fastest growing provider of business intelligence, planning and execution solutions built on a federated cloud computing platform. With more than 7,000 companies connected, One Network offers industry specific applications for government, consumer packaged goods, retail, high tech, and logistics. Committed to embracing not replacing existing technologies, One Network develops and supports a portfolio of packaged solutions for business intelligence, supply chain, and sustainability/energy, as well as an industry leading developer toolkit for building customized multi-party applications. One Network enables unprecedented visibility and collaboration for improved insight, decision-making, and business processes via synchronized, multi-enterprise communities. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, One Network has offices in Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.onenetwork.com.
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