eoStar announces Chris Timmer as new CEO


Posted: October 22, 2021 at 12:38 p.m. CDT|Update: 3 hours ago

HOLLAND, Mich., 22 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – eoStar, today announced that the company has appointed Chris Timmer as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective September 30e. Chris will assume the day-to-day management of the business and will also join the eoStar Board of Directors.

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Chris has over 20 years of executive leadership experience. His skills in team building, strategy development, sales management, marketing, operations management and culture development will ensure a collaborative organization that strives to help each other to be successful. Most recently, Chris was the Director of Revenue at BluJay Solutions, which was an evolution of a West Michigan company, Lean Logistics, which Chris helped start and achieve unexpected levels of success.

“Chris is a proven leader with strong technical skills and excellent business knowledge. He has a remarkable ability to see what’s going on in the market, spot opportunities and really understand how we come together to exploit those business opportunities. collaborative manner. “ President, Paul Rutherford

In collaboration with the new CEO of eoStar Chris Timmer, the company welcomes Sumit Sakalle as the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Sumit joins eoStar with over 22 years of progressive engineering leadership and the right combination of experience to scale and support the organization in the execution of its ambitious growth plans.

Sumit has led architecture programming, development, quality control, user interface / UX, technology / development and machine learning teams located around the world from more than 120 resources, developing multiple lines of products. His experience includes designing and building an AI-based architecture platform to support multiple SaaS-based ERPs for procurement, procurement, market, and spend analysis applications. .

“We pride ourselves on eoStar’s ability to attract someone of Sumit’s experience and caliber. Sumit has a proven track record of developing and launching complete platforms as a scalable, multi-tenant SaaS product, with web and mobile applications. CEO, Chris Timmer

About eoStar
eoStar, formerly known as Rutherford & Associates, was founded in 1986. eoStar provides an end-to-end software solution for direct store delivery distributors, including route accounting, warehouse management, selection voice, forecasting and mobile sales capabilities. The eoStar platform now serves more than 14,000 users in the beverage, wine and spirits, and foodservice industries. eoStar is a strategic partner with MillerCoors and Coca-Cola North America’s preferred technology and solution, North Star.

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