SAP has appointed Lori Mitchell-Keller to senior vice president and head of the company’s global retail industry business unit.
Mitchell-Keller will focus on the creation of a program for all organizations dealing with retail throughout SAP. She will also oversee the retail solution and technology strategy, field support, solution roadmap definition and requirements for all retail solutions, in addition to go-to-market strategy.
Mitchell-Keller joined SAP in 2007 and led line-of-business solution management for idea-to-delivery, in which she oversaw the delivery of end-to-end solutions in the areas of supply chain management, product lifecycle management, manufacturing, procurement, operational performance management and business networks.
Prior to joining SAP, Mitchell-Keller led retail solution management for JDA Software Group.
Mitchell-Keller holds a master’s degree in management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and in operations research from Stanford University. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Iowa State University.