Paul Magel, who joined CGS in 1997, has over 25 years of experience in the information technology space. Leading the Application Solutions group at CGS, Mr. Magel oversees the company’s flagship BlueCherry Enterprise Suite of solutions for the fashion, apparel and consumer lifestyle products industry as well as the Technology and Infrastructure practice overseeing sales, delivery, support and development. Mr. Magel is also responsible for the CGS Global Software Development Centers in Europe and India.
Since leading the Application division, the company has grown from a single order-to-cash system to a complete end-to-end supply chain solution, encompassing ERP, PLM, planning, manufacturing, logistics, B2B eCommerce, shop floor control, warehousing and collaborative supply chain management.
Mr. Magel currently serves on the International Trade and Marketing Advisory Board of the Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY. He is a noted speaker at such industry program as Apparel Executive Conference and the AAFA Executive Summit. He has been published on a number of topics ranging from technology to supply chain solutions in various journals, including Apparel Magazine, Supply Chain Executive, Network World and CIO.
Prior to CGS, Mr. Magel was a technical director at Information Builders, a large software company, leading product development. He began his career at IBM, while still in college, and went on to hold various technical positions before moving into sales and marketing.
He holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science and an MBA in Marketing and Executive Management.