Bossa Nova appoints a new CEO

One of the world’s biggest retail data service providers for global retailers has announced a new CEO.  

Bossa Nova, which has a European headquarters in Sheffield, UK, has announced Stuart Pann, former chief supply chain officer at HP Inc., as its new chief executive officer. 

Pann replaces Bruce McWilliams, who will remain as chief operating officer, in a change effective immediately.

 On the significance of his new role, Stuart Pann said:

“I am truly honoured to lead an extraordinary company that’s at the forefront of streamlining inventory management for retailers worldwide through bleeding-edge artificial intelligence. 

“Working alongside an exceptional team that’s developing ground-breaking solutions for retailers to improve retail operations is most rewarding. I am excited to lead Bossa Nova on its next phase of global growth and market leadership, including integrating our technology into retail supply chains across Europe.” 

Pann is an experienced leader in the supply chain industry who has held operational positions at Fortune 100 technology companies. He was most recently Chief Supply Chain Officer at HP Inc. and Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Business Management Group at Intel. 

He has expertise in short-term and long-term forecasting as well as pricing and supply chain strategies and corporate strategic planning processes. Pann holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Michigan Technological University.

Commenting on the appointment, Bruce McWilliams added:

“Stuart brings an extensive supply chain background that will help further drive our business’ growth and scale. 

“We have seen the value of our technology transforming retail operations and are well-positioned to continue building on this strong momentum. 

“I am excited to welcome Stuart to the team and thrilled to have a new leader who will rapidly drive our mission of delivering actionable inventory data through artificial intelligence and automation to the world’s top retailers.”

For more information on the company and its retail data solutions, visit: www.bossanova.com

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