SYRACUSE, New York – DUMAC Business Systems, Inc., the leading solutions provider of Point-of-Sales (POS) systems to the grocery, quick service, and convenience store industries, is pleased to announce that Mr. Joe Jurich has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and will continue to serve as Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. Serving in this dual role, Mr. Jurich will assume full management and overall operations of the company.
"This is an exciting time for DUMAC," said Mr. Howard McCarthy, Chief Executive Officer, DUMAC Business Systems. "Joe's vast experience and decades of key management roles in operations and technology will provide the leadership to set the course for achieving high growth, while maintaining our leading position in the industries we serve Joe has been an integral part of DUMAC and has taken responsibility for many aspects of our business already with excellent results."
Most recently, Jurich served as president and chief executive officer of Retailer Owned Research Company (RORC), acquired by DUMAC in August 2015. Throughout his career, Jurich has had decades of exposure to multiple, industry standard POS systems and software. With this experience and breadth of knowledge, Jurich led the development of the RORC software that is now part of DUMAC's extensive install base throughout North and South America.
"I am thrilled to continue with DUMAC in this dual capacity," Mr. Jurich commented. "I look forward to working with our dedicated employees to continue to serve and support our customers, as well as build on the accomplishments and solid foundations DUMAC has instilled over the past 67-years, while implementing new strategies to maintain our growth."
In addition to his significant software and POS experience, Mr. Jurich has held several management and senior management positions in the areas of information technology, market research, production, warehousing, and transportation. He has a strong background in supply chain management and understands the critical role POS systems play in the process of buying, distributing, and selling products. Mr. Jurich is also well versed in project management and has taught courses in process improvement at Gonzaga University.
Mr. Jurich holds an undergraduate degree in Operations Management and a M.B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago.
About DUMAC Business Systems, Inc.
DUMAC Business Systems, Inc. is recognized as the solutions provider and industry leader of Point-of-Sale systems in the grocery, hospitality, and convenience store industries. Established and headquartered in Syracuse, NY since 1952, DUMAC has grown to 320 employees with offices across the United States with over 75% of staff dedicated specifically to customer service and support. Customer service and support teams and an in-house software development group are responsible for DUMAC's industry leading RORCv6® Supermarket POS, Back Office, and DSD software and SBOnet® web-based inventory and corporate reporting applications. DUMAC solutions are installed and serviced in over 12,000 sites across North and South America.