Frequentz Broadens Expertise in Traceability Space with Addition of Lew Kontnik as Strategic Advisor

Lew Kontnik joins two new Frequentz strategists, Greg Seremetis and John Schultz, to deliver exceptional track & trace solutions to businesses placing an importance on customer transparency and safety

Dec 10, 2014, 16:05 ET from Frequentz

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue delivering on their promise of exceptional supply chain traceability, Frequentz has increased their team expertise to include a respected thought leader in the field of pharmaceutical supply chain security and serialization, Lew Kontnik formerly of Amgen. He joins Frequentz as Strategic Advisor and will work closely with recent additions Greg Seremetis, Chief Marketing Officer, and John Schultz, Senior Vice President of Sales.

In his advisory role, Kontnik will help Frequentz direct its offerings to meet changing regulatory requirements and expand its services to enhance client value realization. For the last decade he has served as Amgen's Global Supply Chain Director having designed and co-led their global serialization compliance program to meet the regulations imposed by different countries. Kontnik also brings a unique strategic perspective due to his leadership involvement in GS1, where he is one of the three Global Tri-chairs, and Rx-360, where he is active in the Traceability Architecture Work Group and organized the Rx-360 Communications Team. Frequentz looks forward to expanding its efforts 2015.

"Transparency has become key to building consumer trust and the demand for Track & Trace solutions is rapidly growing beyond life sciences to new categories such as seafood and consumer packaged goods," said Frequentz CEO Charlie Sweat.  "With Lew's broad experience creating internationally compliant pharmaceutical supply chain security systems, we will continue delivering valuable insights to our life sciences clients, while Greg and John will allow us to reach other industries in need of this intelligence."

As the Chief Marketing Officer, Greg Seremetis, will draw on his extensive 30-year background in global marketing communications to help Frequentz reach and serve new categories placing an importance on transparency. Prior to Frequentz, he held an array of key marketing leadership roles at Petco, Hilton Worldwide and Gateway Computers. His responsibilities have included building new marquee brands, as well as integrating major marketing initiatives across several brand communication channels including digital media, content, communications, and CRM.

John Schultz serves as Senior Vice President of Sales at Frequentz and comes to the company from Health Market Science where he led sales and marketing for the pharmacy, PBM and government spaces. Previously, while at IMS Health, he led sales across Europe, the Middle East, and US, focusing on their core pharmaceutical clients. He also built and managed the Sales & Marketing team at Inovalon driving quality analytics largely in the Payer space. Prior to his concentration in healthcare, John spent 20 years in Sales, Marketing and Services at IBM, both in the US and in Europe.

About Frequentz:
Frequentz is a leader in comprehensive traceability and information management technologies that improve productivity, product quality, and profitability. Its solutions provide valuable insight into end-to-end supply chains, and critical business processes by collecting, storing and analyzing serialized, life history data. Applications of its software are currently used in the agricultural, fishery and sustainability, life science retail, and automotive industries globally and promotes intelligent analytics and consumer safety. For more information visit


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