15-year retail, marketing and business development veteran joins leaders in big data discovery to lead strategic growth initiatives
NEW YORK, NY – January 14, 2014 – 1010data, Inc., a market leader in big data discovery and data sharing, today announced the appointment of Richard Yonkers as Area Vice President, Retail Development. Most recently, Yonkers served as Executive Vice President at CW-Price Organization, a national discount retailer. Yonkers brings his significant retail experience to bear at 1010data as the company continues its push to change how retailers use data-driven insights to manage their business.
“We are delighted to have Richard Yonkers join the 1010data team,” said Greg Munves, EVP and Chief Revenue Officer of 1010data. “Over the past 15 years he has transformed nationally recognized brands in the apparel, athletic and footwear sectors. Richard’s proven ability to drive innovative business and technical solutions will be an invaluable asset as we enter our next phase of growth.”
During his tenure at CW-Price Organization, Yonkers successfully integrated store and web presence to achieve record inventory turnover rates while also leading the roll out of 45 new stores. Prior to working at CW-Price Organization, Yonkers worked at Modell’s Sporting Goods where he held leadership roles, including Senior Vice President of Merchandising, Planning and Allocation, and Operations, Vice President of GMM Licensed and Branded, and Senior Buyer.
“As a prior user of 1010data, I know how powerful the platform is and how transformative it can be to the decision-making process within organizations,” said Richard Yonkers. “1010data is at an exciting time in the company’s development, and this position presents a unique opportunity for me to blend my expertise in retail, mobile, CRM, and digital strategies to drive further adoption of 1010data in the retail market.”
Yonkers holds a BS in Business Administration and Finance from State University of New York and completed the Harvard Executive Leadership Program. Yonkers will be based out of 1010data’s New York office.