Agility Multichannel Customer Office Depot/Max Recognized by Ventana Research for Technology Leadership

Cynthia Rodgers Maignan to receive Marketing Excellence award for work using Agility® PIM

Chicago, IL

Agility Multichannel, whose Agility® PIM/MDM for Product Data software empowers manufacturers, distributors and retailers around the world to conquer the complexities of commerce, today announced that Agility customer Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) is to receive a prestigious industry award for work using Agility to streamline and leverage product information management. 

The award will be presented on October 22 at the annual Ventana Research Summit, this year held at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco Airport. The leading benchmark research firm will present an Operational Innovation Award in the category of Marketing Excellence to Office Depot Inc.'s Cynthia Rodgers Maignan, Director, Ecommerce Content Strategy Management, specifically for achievements using Agility’s PIM technology to drive the best possible outcomes in productivity and performance and to optimize operational processes and systems after the November 2013 merger of equals between Office Depot and Office Max. 

Cynthia Rodgers Maignan commented, “We are fortunate to have a very collaborative team across Office Depot, Inc. and Agility Multichannel that is working on our Product Information Management solution project with the Agility Modular Interface (AMI). Orchestrating a project that merges the product information from two large companies into one unified content portal is of significant magnitude. The overall integration is helping us streamline getting products to market, and improve the search and shopping experience for our customers.”

“I would like to congratulate Office Depot, Inc. on their leadership and embracing product information management that adapts to the enterprise and helps the business processes be as accurate and efficient as possible,” said Mark Smith, CEO and chief research officer of Ventana Research, “We congratulate Cynthia Maignan Rodgers and her entire team along with the work of Agility Multichannel on their 2014 Leadership Award.”

“We’re thrilled for our colleagues at Office Depot/Max,” added Agility Multichannel CEO Richard Hunt. “It’s a privilege to work with them and to see Agility becoming not just the central PIM for delivery to all digital and traditional touch points but integral to integration, enrichment and approval throughout Office Depot/Max's supply chain." 

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