Xtivity Strengthens its Service Capabilities with Addition of Supply Chain Leader
London, Ontario, January 8th, 2019: Xtivity, Inc., a global professional services firm focused on improving asset availability through effective inventory management, is excited to announce and welcome Kevin Gates to our team. In the role of Project Manager, Gates will work with Xtivity’s clients to help optimize inventory, streamline supply chain process and provide the necessary focus to programs to deliver on their potential. Gates joins a strong team of Data Analysts, Supply Chain Consultants and will be responsible for the planning, execution, and oversight of supported improvement programs.
Gates brings 15+ years of both strategic and operational experience in global supply chain management to Xtivity. He has led a number of global programs including Inventory Optimization, Strategic Sourcing, Logistics Network design, and Master Data Realignment. More recently, as Director of Maintenance Planning and Materials Management at Barrick Gold, Gates crossed functional lines by leading a Maintenance Supply Chain integration program and leveraging innovative digital solutions, as well as process re-engineering to improve working capital effectiveness while assuring part availability for timely maintenance.
“I’ve followed Xtivity for a number of years, where I’ve been continually impressed with their focus on effective material management, something that is core to any robust Maintenance Reliability Program. I look forward to being part of a such a capable, forward-looking organization”, said Gates.
Andrew Jordan, Managing Director of Xtivity stated, “We are very excited to have Kevin join our team. The skills and experience Kevin brings to Xtivity is matched only by his passion for improvement and client service – both are equally valued. The addition of Kevin to our team is representative of our continued commitment to expand the domain expertise required to effectively support our clients with their emerging challenges to asset availability, working capital effectiveness and supply chain efficiency.”
About Xtivity, Inc.
Xtivity is a professional services organization focused on improving asset availability across asset-intensive industries through the effective management of inventory and the supporting supply chain.
By leveraging a combination of domain expertise, proprietary technology solutions and robust methodologies, Xtivity offers a unique combination of managed and professional services aimed at providing both ongoing and discrete MRO decision support to our clients as they strive to achieve performance improvements across their business.