Gerber Names PLM Director for Shanghai Office

Software and hardware provider Gerber Technology named Jeff An director of professional services for product lifecycle management (PLM) in the company’s office in Shanghai.

An previously served as managing consultant at Accenture and spent more than a decade at IBM BGS working on large-scale IT projects in the Chinese apparel industry.

“Gerber Technology has a strong track record of PLM leadership around the world,” said Bill Brewster, Gerber vice president and general manager of Enterprise SW Solutions. “The addition of Jeff An to the team illustrates our commitment to growing our leadership in the Chinese market, which is critical to both local and global customers.”

Gerber’s YuniquePLM is Web-based product lifecycle management software designed for fashion and apparel companies to communicate effectively, accelerate workflows and eliminate errors.

Based in Tolland, Conn., Gerber is owned by Vector Capital, a San Francisco–based private equity firm specializing in the technology sector.