PITTSBURGH, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- InRhythm, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, announced today that Kit D. Dietz has been named President of InfoRhythm, a wholly owned subsidiary of InRhythm, Inc.
Speaking on behalf of InRhythm, President Viv Penninti said, "Kit's extensive background and expertise in the C-store industry is a perfect fit with our vision, to create measurable value for all trading partners in the convenience channel and beyond. There is tremendous opportunity for optimization in this channel, and we're excited to have Kit champion and drive our products and services."
Commenting on his new appointment, Mr. Dietz said, "InRhythm is well positioned for growth based on its exceptional capabilities to take massive amounts of complex data and make it understandable and executable, on a strategic and tactical level. It is an exciting time to be joining InRhythm, and I am honored to join the leadership team."
About Kit Dietz
Mr. Dietz, 59, joins InRhythm most recently from his private consulting firm that provided thought leadership and vision for major consumer package goods manufacturers, distributors, retailers and trade associations in the convenience industry. Kit served on the Lorillard, Inc., board of directors from the time it went public through the sale to Reynold's American, Inc., in 2015, during which time the company experienced tremendous growth, increasing enterprise value from $9 billion to $27.3 billion in 7 years. He has also served as the Senior Vice President of Willard Bishop Consulting, Barrington, Il., Chairman of Tripifoods, Inc., Buffalo, NY, President of Spartan Stores, Inc., (Grand Rapids, MI) Convenience Division, operating L&L Jiroch Distributing Company, Inc., United Wholesale Grocery Company, Inc. and J.F. Walker Company, Inc. Mr. Dietz spent the first 14 years of his professional career as an independent grocer in Vermilion and Elyria, OH.
InRhythm, Inc. is a 10 year old data analytics provider with a strong focus in the convenience channel and consumer products industry. InRhythm has over 240 employees dedicated to providing smart and intuitive business intelligence tools and services that generate tangible value for its customers. Focusing on "Information, Insight, and Innovation™" – InRhythm services over 60 customers across the world. Info-Rhythm, is a wholly owned subsidiary of InRhythm, that provides convenience industry focused solutions for distributors, retailers, and manufacturers leveraging the InfoMetrics platform. For more information, please visit www.inrhythm-inc.com.
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