Retail planning specialist TXT e-solutions has appointed Jean-Philippe Vorsanger as senior vice president of North American retail in a bid to build up momentum in the region.

Vorsanger will be responsible for further developing the TXT North American business, driving commercial efforts to grow market presence and to generate opportunities within the existing customer base, and continuing to secure relationships with clients. He will also take responsibility for managing operations, including management of the consulting, professional services and customer support teams.

The position, TXT said, is strategic to achieving the company's aggressive growth plans in retail in North America and globally.

Vorsanger has over twenty years' experience in retail, technology and supply chain, and joins from Capgemini, where he served as principal, responsible for managing and growing the supply chain technology Canadian practice, selling and overseeing the delivery of projects and managing key retail accounts.