Press Release: GAINS Expands Executive Team with New Roles in Corporate Development, Marketing, and Solution Strategy 

Industry Leaders Jeff Metersky, Jason Read, and Kay Rindels Bring Decades of Supply Chain Expertise to Develop New Markets and Drive Growth

CHICAGO – Sept . 2 8 , 2022 – GAINS , a provider of innovative cloud-based supply chain planning solutions, announced that the company has added three supply chain leaders to its executive leadership team in 2022, including Jeff Metersky as Vice President of Solution Strategy, Jason Read as Vice President of Corporate Development, and Kay Rindels as Vice President of Marketing. Each supply chain leader brings decades of supply chain management experience and a track record of success to the team and will further advance GAINS ’ strategic solutions, customer engagement, and market position. The expanded team was introduced to GAINS ’ customers and global partners at the 2022 GAINS Summit in Chicago.

“GAINS is experiencing significant growth and investing in these roles are important to our global supply chain management customers ,” said Joe Olson, CEO of GAINS. “Our team is expanding to bring in proven industry experts and leaders who understand the challenges global supply chain executives face today and have helped organizations successfully navigate them. They will add value to our solutions, drive more benefits throughout a customer’s journey with GAINS, and increase our ability to rapidly bring value to our c ustomers . We are delighted to welcome Jeff, Jason, and Kay to GAINS .”

The following executives have joined GAINS since April 2022:

Jeff Metersky, Vice President of Solution Strategy . Jeff is a widely recognized industry expert, having served as the co-founder of CHAINalytics , as well as in supply chain leadership positions at supply chain software companies i2 Technologies, L L amasoft , and Optilogic , and decade s in the i ndustry at GM and IBM . Jeff will focus on expanding the GAINS solutions to bring further innovation, effective supply chain management, and new capabilities to meet the ever – changing needs of global supply chains.

Jason Read, Vice President of Corporate Development . Jason has decades of supply chain industry experience at Descartes Systems Group and TrackX , and most recently was the Chief Strategy Officer at the fintech company Versapay . Jason will lead the company’s next-generation customer service and engagement strategy, including identifying new processes and investments to continue providing rapid time-to-value for its customers.

Kay Rindels, Vice President of Marketing . Kay brings decades of marketing strategy and leadership experience as a strategic advisor and consultant to retail and supply chain cloud solution and business analytics providers , including SPS Commerce, MerchLogix , Infor, and many others. Her responsibilities include advancing the company’s market leadership, attracting new business, and accelerating the company’s go-to-market strategies.


At GAINS, our quest is to democratize supply chain planning. The GAINS Supply Chain Performance Optimization Platform helps businesses large and small Move Forward Faster SM with greater agility, resilience, confidence, and sustainability. The GAINS AI-driven cloud platform delivers continuous cost and profit optimization via machine learning, proven algorithms, and actionable analytics for global manufacturing, distribution, retail, and service parts/maintenance operations. Innovative design combined with the GAINS Proven-Path-to-Performance (P3) SM methodology enables rapid onboarding and tangible results, including increased sales, inventory turns, and service levels at reduced operating costs in as little as 8 weeks. GAINS proudly provides digital supply chain planning expertise to industry leaders like Graybar, Honda Motors, Menards, Rockwell Automation, Stuller, and Textron Aviation. For more information, visit .

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