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QAD President Pam Lopker Named One of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2015 Pros to Know

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QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA) (NASDAQ:QADB) , a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies, announced today that Pam Lopker, President and Chairman of the Board, has been named one of Supply & Demand Chain Executive‘s 2015 Provider Pros to Know.

The Pros to Know Awards recognize exceptional supply chain executives and enterprises that are leading initiatives to help prepare supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate.

Lopker founded QAD in 1979 with the primary intention of helping manufacturers leverage technology to operate more efficiently and to provide supply chain visibility, at a time when multiple disparate software solutions were required to run a manufacturing supply chain. Lopker realized that the industry needed an integrated solution that could address the critical needs of a manufacturer. She built software exclusively for the industry by combining her deep expertise in manufacturing, supply chain processes and software coding.

“My vision is for QAD to assist every manufacturing company to perform at its best, and to become a truly ‘Effective Enterprise,'” said Lopker. “In everything we do, our goal is for every business process – including procurement, logistics and the entire supply chain – to be working at peak efficiency and perfectly aligned to each manufacturer’s strategic goals.”

Since founding QAD, Lopker’s philosophy has always been to understand her customers so that the company could serve them better. This philosophy has formed the cornerstone of QAD’s customer-focused culture. She currently serves as Chairman of the Board and President of QAD, where she is responsible for shaping the vision and strategic direction of the company, as well as directing the company’s global research and development efforts.

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About QAD – The Effective Enterprise

QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB) is a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies. For more than 35 years, QAD has provided global manufacturing companies with QAD Enterprise Applications, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD Enterprise Applications is offered in flexible deployment models as on-premise software, in the cloud with QAD Cloud ERP or in a blended environment. With QAD, customers and partners in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries can better align daily operations with their strategic goals to meet their vision of becoming more Effective Enterprises.

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