Fashion software supplier Simparel has hired enterprise software veteran Glenn Funk as senior director - enterprise solutions and product strategy.

Funk brings more than two decades of experience in PLM, ERP and other apparel technologies, as well as apparel manufacturing, operations and sales, to his new role.

He most recently served as lead solution consultant manager for YuniquePLM at Gerber Technology, and has also held positions including principal solutions consultant for Enovia at Dassault Systemes, and product manager for BlueCherry PLM.

Glenn brings “a wealth of fashion operations and PLM/ERP technology expertise to our business,” says John Robinson, Simparel senior vice president of sales & marketing.

“His experience in managing production, sales and other key fashion processes will empower our clients to make better informed technology evaluations and decisions. His broad systems development, implementation, and other product management skills will help take Simparel solutions to an increasingly higher level.”   

The Simparel Enterprise Solution provides fashion firms with global process visibility, control and collaboration by combining traditionally independent Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Sourcing & Supply Chain Management (SCM), Materials Requirements and Manufacturing Planning (MRP), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Warehouse Management (WMS), Shop Floor Control (SFC) and other productivity tools into a single system.