Technology >> CEO Interviews >> May 25, 2004

Richard Haddrill – Manhattan Associates Inc (manh)

RICHARD M. HADDRILL is Chief Executive Officer of Manhattan Associates, Inc., a seasoned veteran with more than 20 years of leadership experience in the software and technology industries. Since joining Manhattan Associates in October 1999, Mr. Haddrill has been instrumental in driving a strategic reorganization of the company, which has resulted in improved new product delivery, enhanced customer orientation, profitable expansion into international markets, record operational and financial performance and a ten-fold increase in the share price, at a time when other industry stocks have declined. Before joining Manhattan Associates, Mr. Haddrill was President and Chief Executive Officer of Powerhouse Technologies, a NASDAQ-listed technology provider to the gaming industry. He joined Powerhouse in 1994 as the company's Executive Vice President and was later promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer in 1996, where he engineered a successful turnaround and a near six-fold increase in the share price in three years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Michigan in 1974. He has been active in a variety of civic and charitable organizations, including Junior Achievement, The Boy Scouts of America and various arts and technology organizations. Mr. Haddrill also serves as a Board member of Danka Business Systems, a publicly traded office technology company with revenues exceeding $1 billion, and Alliance Gaming, a NYSE-listed company providing technology to the gaming industry, and OutlookSoft, a venture-backed business intelligence company. Profile
TWST: What's gone on over the past year that investors should focus on?

Mr. Haddrill: Over the past year, the supply chain market has seen a

steadily improving economic outlook and IT spending