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Simon Cairns tapped as president of Food-X Technologies

In this newly created position, he will oversee the company's e-grocery software

Simon Cairns has been named president of Food-X Technologies.

In this newly created role, Cairns will be responsible for leading and growing the Vancouver company’s e-grocery business and its eGrocery Management Solution (eGMS) software platform for retailers large and small.

Cairns has more than two decades of experience in design, development, and sales of SaaS-based e-commerce platforms. Most recently, Cairns was chief executive officer and general manager of PNI Media—a provider of retail technology.

"As we bring our current client implementations to their full capabilities and build new interest in our eGrocery Management Solution with prospective global grocery customers, Simon's highly complimentary leadership and industry expertise will bring immediate and lasting benefits to us,” said Peter van Stolk, chief executive officer of Food-X Technologies parent company Freshlocal, in a press release.

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