o9 Options and Spinnaker SCA Collaborate on Built-in Enterprise Planning

BOULDER, Colorado., June 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Spinnaker SCA, a leading international provider of supply chain strategy, planning and operational advice, announced today the hiring of. known Deborah Stanton-Johnson as VP of Consulting for the planning and omnichannel department of Spinnaker SCA. She joins the company to focus on strengthening her o9 relationship and building Spinnaker SCA’s o9 practice. Along with Debbie’s entry into the company, Spinnaker SCA is pleased to announce its official partnership with o9 Solutions, a leading AI-based platform for integrated business planning and decision-making for companies. Ms. Stanton-Johnson will lead a cohesive partnership between Spinnaker SCA and o9 Solutions that combines Spinnaker SCA’s supply chain know-how and experienced consultants with the o9 Solutions platform for end-to-end, constraint-based planning across the entire supply chain .

Ms. Stanton-Johnson is a accomplished supply chain planning industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience providing global planning and ERP solutions to many of the world’s best-known brands in retail, consumer products, food and beverage, and industrial manufacturing. In addition to her skills as a global program manager, management consultant and respected project manager, Ms. Stanton-Johnson has delivered numerous implementations with several market-leading planning applications, including those from Blue Yonder, o9 Solutions and OMP.

“We look forward to welcoming you Debbie Stanton-Johnson to the Spinnaker SCA team. Their customer-oriented delivery experience and their SCM sense are a real asset and a competitive advantage for our company. She will play an instrumental role in expanding our services, executing our market strategy and expanding our market presence, “said CTO and Senior Vice President of Planning and Omni-Channel at Spinnaker SCA. George Fowler.

With more than 20 years of experience providing supply chain services and more than 100 industry-leading consultants, Spinnaker SCA has built a reputation for success in providing solutions to many of the world’s best-known companies. Spinnaker SCA works with a customer base that ranges from medium-sized to large global companies in many of the same industries as o9 Solutions, including consumer products, high tech and electronics, industrial, life sciences and retail. The Spinnaker SCA team has expertise in strategic consulting, business process reengineering, data governance and change management and includes certified o9 Solutions implementation architects.

“Spinnaker SCA offers supply chain expertise with a focus on revenue growth, performance improvements and integrated supply chain solutions. O9 Solutions has developed an integrated platform for revenue management, supply chain management and integrated business planning,” said John Sharkey, Chief Operating Office at Spinnaker SCA. “This collaboration will help customers transform their supply chain to drive sales growth and transform their supply chain and prepare for the transition to truly integrated planning.”

This partnership is a great fit for Spinnaker SCA as it enhances its ability to provide the right partner for customers who require the skills that are appropriate for the o9 solution. “O9 Solutions and Spinnaker SCA will provide customers with a proven supply chain software platform with extensive supply chain expertise to help companies manage their supply chain and integrated business planning process,” said Igor Rikalo, COO of o9 Solutions. “World leaders in all industries recognize the power of o9’s unique platform and the partnership with Spinnaker SCA will help us to strengthen this position.”

About Spinnaker SCA

Spinnaker SCA is a leading supply chain services company providing end-to-end supply chain strategy, planning and execution consulting services based in. offers Boulder, CO. Founded in 2021 through the merger of two leading supply chain consulting firms, SCApath LLC and Spinnaker Supply Chain, Spinnaker SCA jointly offers its customers a wide range of services to enable their customers’ supply chain capabilities. With over 20 years of experience in the supply chain industry, Spinnaker SCA’s range of services includes Supply Chain Design & Strategy, Supply Chain Planning, Omni-Channel Fulfillment, Distribution, Logistics Management and Change Management Consulting Services. To learn more, please visit or call 877-476-0576. For strategic supply chain personnel services, visit to learn more about our sister company Pros2Plan.

About o9

o9 Solutions is the leading AI-powered platform for integrated business planning and decision-making for companies. Whether it is about increasing demand, balancing demand and supply or optimizing commercial initiatives – with the AI-supported digital solutions from o9 every planning process can be made faster and smarter. o9 combines technological innovations – such as graph-based company modeling, big data analytics, advanced algorithms for scenario planning, collaborative portals, user-friendly interfaces and cloud-based provision – on one platform. For more information, please visit

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