CIMdata Appoints Janie Gurley as PLM Community Practice Manager
ANN ARBOR, MI, USA, Oct 29, 2018 – CIMdata, Inc., the leading global Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) strategic management consulting and research firm, announces that Janie Gurley has joined the firm as PLM Community Practice Manager, responsible for the coordination and execution of CIMdata’s PLM Community and associated solution provider strategic management consulting activities.
During her 26 year career, Ms. Gurley has demonstrated broad experience in understanding and supporting strategic business execution with broad-based expertise in product development solutions within manufacturing. She has worked on projects in numerous industries, including aerospace, steel, steam engineering product solutions, engineered flow solutions (pumps, valves, and seals), mechanical and industrial engineering (oil and gas, power, chemical, water, pharmaceuticals and bio-based consumer goods), in-store and retail bakery ingredients/food production, coffee and brewers, fiberglass yarn, and casino slot games.
Peter Bilello, President of CIMdata stated, “Janie Gurley comes to CIMdata with a wealth of enterprise implementation and real-world experiences that, along with her highly collaborative style and strong program management experience, will enable us to continue building out our business practice areas. Her extensive practical PLM industry experience is an excellent fit, and will no doubt add significant value to our PLM solution provider community. We are excited to have her on board.”
Ms. Gurley comes to CIMdata from Capgemini where, as a Senior Consultant/Manager, she was part of the North America PLM consulting team and was responsible for helping Fortune 500 clients and consulting team support for strategic processes and software solution implementations.
Ms. Gurley holds an MS in Management and BS in Business Administration from Southern Wesleyan University, Columbia, South Carolina, as well as being certified for Scrum Master, Pragmatic Marketing, Business Analysis, and CIMdata PLM certification Program for PLM Technologists. For more information on Ms. Gurley visit the CIMdata website at: https://www.cimdata.com/en/about-cimdata/leadership-team