Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> March 7, 2011

Jda Software Group, Inc. – Hamish Brewer

Hamish Brewer is the President and CEO of JDA Software Group, Inc. He was promoted to his current position in August 2003, and he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of JDA and developing company strategy. The company's Executive Vice President/CFO, Executive Vice President of Services and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing report directly to Brewer. Prior positions Mr. Brewer has held include President from 2001 to 2003; Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, from 2000 to 2001; Senior Vice President, Enterprise Systems, from 1999 to 2000; Senior Vice President, International, from 1998 to 1999; and Vice President, Europe, Middle East & Africa Operations, from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Brewer joined JDA's U.K. office as an Account Manager in 1994 with a focus on sales and marketing. Prior to joining JDA, Mr. Brewer worked for eight years at IBM as a Retail Specialist in sales and marketing. He also worked at a retailer in England with responsibilities for operations, information management and stock control. Mr. Brewer earned a B.Sc. in production engineering and a B.Com. in economics from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. Profile
TWST: Would you provide our readers with a brief overview of JDA Software, Inc.?

Mr. Brewer: JDA Software (JDAS)is a global supply chain management company with over $600 million in revenue and a