General Manager of APAC Quintiq Board
Kris Kosmala is General Manager of APAC. He was appointed to the Quintiq Board in January 2016.
A recognized expert in the field of transportation and logistics, Kris has been spearheading modernization and advancement of supply chain optimization concepts throughout Asia and Australia. As GM APAC, Kris focuses on field marketing and business transformation alignment on a global scale ― a role that leverages his extensive industry expertise and experience with business innovation.
Since joining Quintiq in 2012, Kris has led Quintiq APAC to become the supply chain planning and optimization solution of choice for customers such as NOL, Carlsberg China, Chevron and NatSteel. He was instrumental in turning China ― then a very new market for Quintiq ― into a highly profitable business unit in 2014. In 2015, he led the Southeast Asia business unit ― already a highly profitable one ― to exceed their target by 400%.
Kris describes his leadership style as being the embodiment of the Quintiq Freedoms: He is inclusive, empowers employees with flexibility in decision-making, allows room for error, and stresses teamwork above everything else. He strives to support his team’s achievements while fulfilling the long-term goals of the company, and it shows in the milestones that he has achieved for Quintiq.
Kris holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of New South Wales. He is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.