Manthan Congratulates Recipients of 2013 RIS News CIO of the Year Awards

   Manthan Congratulates Recipients of 2013 RIS News CIO of the Year Awards

  PR Newswire

  PHOENIX, June 20, 2013

PHOENIX, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

  Manthan Customer, CIO of Sprouts Farmers Markets, Named as Award Recipient

Manthan Systems, the global leader in business intelligence (BI) for
retailers, congratulates the recipients of the 2013 RIS News CIO of the Year
awards, including Manthan customer, Steve Black, CIO & CMO of Sprouts Farmers
Markets, who received the 2013 Retail CIO Rookie of the Year Award. Black
accepted the award in person, speaking to the audience at the RIS News' Retail
Executive Summit CIO of the Year annual awards dinner. The dinner was held on
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Grand Del Mar Resort in Del Mar, CA.

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The RIS News' Retail CIO Rookie of the Year Award recognizes Black for his
significant impact to his organization in the first year on the job through
leadership and effective management, the implementation of technology, and the
alignment of business and IT. During his first year on the job, Black
implemented Manthan's ARC analytics solution for retail, which provides
Sprouts real-time visibility to business performance.

Also announced on Wednesday were the recipients in three other categories,
listed below. Manthan congratulates all recipients and finalists for their
innovative work in the retail industry.

Stacey Shulman Chief Technology Officer American Apparel, Inc. RIS News' CIO
of the Year: Innovation

Josh Jewitt Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Information
Technology Family Dollar Stores Inc. RIS News' CIO of the Year: Strategic

Tom English Chief Information Officer, Vice President Management Information
Systems Trader Joe's Co. Inc. Retail CIO Career Achievement

About Manthan Systems

Manthan serves as the Chief Analytics Officer for retailers worldwide.

Over 80 retailers are supported by Manthan's predictive and guided analytics,
pre-built and flexible dashboards, dynamic reports and data visualizations
combined with complete mobile enablement. Moreover, Manthan provides the only
retail solution to transform traditional business intelligence to smart
decision-making support with bi-directional integration capabilities that
convert insight to action.

Recently ranked #1 for technology innovation and product reliability by RIS
News Software Leaderboard, Manthan is the largest organization solely
committed to delivering best-in-class retail BI solutions with over 600
employees in five countries. For more information, please visit .

Media Contact: Joanna Beerman Manthan Systems +1-435-901-4844
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