BluJay appoints new CEO

BluJay Solutions, a provider of supply chain software and services, has announced that Andrew Kirkwood has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer.

The company says his 25 years of experience in the supply chain and SaaS market will help BluJay continue to drive ever-higher levels of performance and customer satisfaction.

Kirkwood joins BluJay after a 14-year career at RedPrairie and JDA Software (JDA acquired RedPrairie), where he held leadership roles in Sales, Marketing, and Product Development. Most recently he was Senior Vice President & General Manager, Supply Chain Execution at JDA, where he led the company’s global Product Management and Product Development teams for Supply Chain Execution Solutions.

“Andrew’s supply chain background coupled with his proven ability to drive successful go-to-market strategies will help BluJay continue to grow and deliver value to our 7,500 customers. He’s an energetic and strategic thinker and will drive new levels of innovation at BluJay. We are thrilled to have him on board,” Deep Shah, BluJay Board Member and Francisco Partners Co-President said. 

After three years, former CEO Doug Braun leaves the company after positioning it for the next stage of growth.