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Americas’ SAP Users’ Group Announces New Board Members

Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG), the world's largest independent community of SAP professionals, today announced its 2013-2014 Board of Directors. As a dynamic professional forum that has for more than 20 years facilitated the sharing of insight, information, new ideas, and problem-solving, ASUG serves more than 140,000 individual members representing 3,700 member companies, helping them drive maximum return on their investment in SAP business software.

Chairperson Mike Stoko of E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. Inc. and Vice Chairperson Paul Fipps of The Charmer Sunbelt Group welcome to the Executive Committee Don Whittington (Florida Crystals) and Keith Sturgill (Eastman Chemical Company). The Board also welcomes two new directors, Geoff Scott and Rudy Hendricks.

“The ASUG Board of Directors plays an essential role in driving value for ASUG members,” said Stoko. “We are focused on ensuring that ASUG remains a vital, thriving community with a rich array of knowledge resources, collaborations, and opportunities developed to serve our members’ interests as SAP professionals.”

Made up of volunteer Installation Members and the ASUG CEO, the board sets the long-term strategy for ASUG and ensures that the organization delivers programs and initiatives that are responsive to the changing SAP ecosystem.

New members of the ASUG Board of Directors are:

Director – Geoff Scott, Chief Information Officer for TOMS Shoes, Santa Monica, Calif. As CIO, Geoff has responsibility for global technology strategy, execution, and operations. He led the Greenfield implementation of SAP for TOMS in September of 2012, and has more than 20 years of ERP experience, including seven years of extensive SAP implementation and operations experience covering global operations. His experience in the automotive, food, fashion/retail/apparel, and startup spaces brings unique and broad-based industry experience to ASUG.

Director – Rudy Hendricks, Production Control, Planning, and Scheduling Coordinator, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News, Va. Rudy has a dozen years of SAP experience at the Newport News Shipbuilding facility, has served on the ASUG Communities Council, and has served as an ASUG Program Chair and as Chair for the North Carolina-Virginia Chapter.

Returning members of the ASUG Board of Directors are:

  • Chairman – Mike Stoko, E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co, Inc.
  • Vice Chairperson – Paul Fipps, The Charmer Sunbelt Group
  • Finance Chairperson – Don Whittington, Florida Crystals
  • Director at Large – Keith R. Sturgill, Eastman Chemical Company
  • ASUG CEO – Bridgette Chambers
  • Director – Anthony J. Bosco, Jr., Day & Zimmermann
  • Director – Christina Crone, Pentair Water
  • Director – Timothy (T.J.) Graven, Brown-Forman Corporation
  • Director – Sherryanne H. Meyer, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
  • Director – Paul Roche, Network Services Company
  • Director – David Wascom, Summit Electric Supply

Members of the ASUG Board of Directors are nominated annually and are approved by a majority vote of the ASUG Installation Member companies. For more information on ASUG and its leadership, visit http://www.asug.com/about#our_leadership.

For more information on ASUG, please visit the ASUG Media Room.

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