Mar 10, 2017

Navis Appoints New Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer; Scott Holland Named Vice President of Global Product Management

Navis Strengthens Executive Leadership Team with Heavyweights from the Supply Chain and Technology Industries to Support Continued Growth

Navis today announced three new appointments to its leadership team. Bruce Jacquemard, a 30-year supply chain veteran most recently at ONE Network Enterprises, joins Navis as Chief Revenue Officer, and Sunaina (Suni) Lobo, with more than 18 years of technology and financial services experience from Cisco and Silicon Valley Bank, joins as Chief Human Resources Officer. In addition, Scott Holland has been promoted to Vice President of Global Product Management with responsibility for the entire expanded product portfolio of the company.

Navis is committed to maintaining its level of excellence at the senior most level, and the addition of high-level expertise will help the company deliver on its vision to make global trade smarter, safer and more sustainable for everyone. 

Bruce Jacquemard joins Navis with more than three decades of experience in accelerating the adoption of technology in supply chain, manufacturing and industrial organizations. Prior to Navis, he served as President and EVP of sales, marketing and global delivery at ONE Network Enterprises, a leader in cloud-based supply chain software solutions. A highly effective leader, Bruce has also held numerous executive level positions at organizations such as MINCOM Inc., i2 Technologies, Cadis and Savi Technology/Lockheed Martin. He brings an abundance of domain expertise along with a proven track record of success that will be pivotal in advancing Navis’ global sales, marketing and service initiatives globally.
“I think Navis represents a tremendous opportunity to build upon a broad foundation of solutions and value that the company is delivering to a large base of global customers,” said Bruce Jacquemard. “As we expand our product and services footprint, I look forward to continuing to drive customer success and performance across the value chain.”

Sunaina (Suni) Lobo joins Navis with more than 18 years of experience in a number of HR and Business Leadership positions at SVB Financial Services, Cisco Systems, ANZ Bank and Standard Chartered Bank – in the US, Australia, New Zealand, India, Singapore, London and China.  Suni has a strong ability to translate people/talent strategy aligned to business strategy, an excellent balance of strategic focus along with operational delivery, and business consultation and coaching skills in complex transformation scenarios. She also has a keen eye for talent and is focused on developing HR and business leaders to achieve their highest potential. In her new role, Suni will help ensure that Navis attracts, develops and retains talent and helps to build high performing teams as an esteemed talent strategist and leader.“I am delighted to be joining Navis as CHRO, and looking forward to leading and shaping the people agenda, along with the Executive team, the HR team and our employees, to expand Navis’ strategy as a best-in-class employer.”

“Our goal at Navis is to transform the global container supply chain and provide high value software applications to ocean carriers and container terminals to improve cargo flow,” said Benoit de la Tour, President of Navis.  “In order to be the best, we must hire the best—and the recent additions of Bruce and Suni to our executive team help reinforce our leadership position in the broader technology and supply chain community and our relentless commitment to customer success.”

In addition, Scott Holland’s promotion to Vice President of Global Product Management further supports Navis’ laser-focus on market growth.  Scott previously served as Navis’ Vice President of Product Management, where his deep terminal system experience led the firm’s product management division to drive multiple business line P&Ls, key investment initiatives for enterprise platform consolidation and deliver high performing supply chain technology solutions.  In his new role, Scott expands his responsibility from Product Management for the TOS to managing the entire current and future portfolio of the company, helping Navis make strategic decisions on the product roadmap, build and acquisitions.