London UK, Feb. 11, 2010 – Lawson Software today announced a new channel reseller partnership with BnV Consultants BV, Netherlands. BnV is a consultancy company with strong experience in the delivery of service solutions relating to HCMS, supply chain management, customer relationship management and business intelligence. It serves a wide range of customers across multiple markets.
BnV will bring focused expertise on solutions combining business knowledge with enterprise software expertise. With a team of more than 70 certified consultants BnV is serving customers with deep industry skills and senior experience with new enterprise software implementations, upgrades and training.
“We are dedicated to helping our customers meet their own business objectives through our expertise and the value of Lawson enterprise solutions,” said Gert van Hoppe, country manager at BnV Consultants in the Netherlands. “We address the unique complexities of the fashion and manufacturing & distribution industries and contribute to the success of our customers.”
“We provide greater value to our customers through our strategic partner network, allowing us to deliver enterprise solutions to customers across geographies and the industries we serve,” said Fady Sfeir, vice president of Channels & Emerging Markets for Lawson. “BnV has specific expertise in manufacturing and distribution in the Netherlands and will help us deliver a more effective customer experience to companies in the region.”
“The appointment of BnV Consultants as a service partner for the fashion industry strengthens Lawson’s ability to serve our fashion customers and offers them greater choice,” comments Einar Broch, vice president of Fashion in North Europe for Lawson. “The Netherlands and Belgium are strategically important fashion markets for Lawson Fashion and BnV Consultants, and we intent to grow our market share.”
About Lawson Software
Lawson Software provides software and service solutions to 4,500 customers in equipment service management and rental, fashion, food & beverage, healthcare, manufacturing & distribution, public sector (United States), service industries, and strategic human capital management across 40 countries. Lawson Software is a global provider of enterprise software, services and support to customers primarily in three sectors: services, trade and manufacturing/distribution. Lawson’s solutions include Enterprise Performance Management, Human Capital Management, Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Customer Relationship Management, Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Asset Management and industry-tailored applications. Lawson solutions assist customers in simplifying their businesses or organizations by helping them streamline processes, reduce costs and enhance business or operational performance. Lawson is headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., and has offices around the world. Visit Lawson online at www.lawson.com. For Lawson’s listing on the First North exchange in Sweden, Remium AB is acting as the Certified Adviser.
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