American Software adds Lizanne Thomas to its Board of Directors

– USA, GA –  American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA) today announced that Lizanne Thomas has joined the Company’s Board of Directors as a Class B Director.

Ms. Thomas joins as the seventh member of American Software’s Board of Directors.

About Lizanne Thomas

Ms. Thomas serves as the Partner-in-Charge of the Southeast Region of Jones Day, a global law firm, and as Chair of the firm’s Corporate Governance Practice. Ms. Thomas uses her strong governance and M&A background to counsel public companies across a number of industries. Ms. Thomas has extensive board experience and knowledge has served on the boards of three public companies and is a trustee for several non-profit organizations.

Among her many honors and distinctions, in 2016, Ms. Thomas was named one of the top 100 directors by the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. Thomas holds a B.A. from Furman University and received her law degree from Washington and Lee University, where she served as Managing Editor of the Law Review.

About American Software, Inc.

Atlanta-based American Software, Inc. delivers innovative demand-driven supply chain management and advanced retail planning platforms backed by more than 45 years of industry expertise.

Logility, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Software, is a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions that help medium, large and Fortune 500 companies transform their supply chain operations to gain a competitive advantage. Recognized for its high-touch approach to customer service, rapid implementations and industry-leading return on investment, Logility customers include Big Lots, Husqvarna Group, Parker Hannifin, Sonoco Products, Red Wing Shoe Company, Verizon Wireless and VF Corporation.

Demand Management, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Logility, delivers affordable, easy-to-use Software-as-a-Service supply chain planning solutions designed to increase forecast accuracy, improve customer service and reduce inventory to maximize profits and lower costs. DMI serves customers such as Siemens Healthcare, and Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation. Halo Business Intelligence, a division of Logility, is an advanced analytics software provider leveraging an innovative blend of artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to drive greater supply chain performance. Halo customers include Aaron’s and Leatherman Tool Group.

New Generation Computing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Software, powers the digital supply chain with the Andromeda Cloud Platform, enabling brand owners and retailers to maximize revenue and profit by accelerating lead times, streamlining product development and supply chain management, and optimizing distribution. NGC customers include Brooks Brothers, Carter’s, Destination XL, Fanatics, Foot Locker, Jockey International, Lacoste and Spanx.

The comprehensive American Software supply chain and retail planning portfolio includes advanced analytics, supply chain visibility, demand, inventory and replenishment planning, Sales and Operations Planning, Integrated Business Planning, supply and inventory optimization, manufacturing planning and scheduling, retail merchandise and assortment planning and allocation, product lifecycle management, sourcing management ,and vendor quality and compliance.

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