Black Dragon Capital Hires Rick Chavie as EnterWorks CEO

 
Black Dragon Capital Hires Rick Chavie as EnterWorks CEO

Software Leader Brings Wealth of Industry Experience to Growing Product Information Management Software Company

STERLING, Va. — May 6, 2015 — Black Dragon Capital LLC, a growth-oriented private equity fund, announced today the hiring of Rick Chavie as CEO of EnterWorks, a market leader in solutions for acquiring, managing and transforming a company’s product information into persuasive content for multi-channel sales.

Rick Chavie comes to EnterWorks after serving as SVP, Global Solution Management with hybris and SAP’s Customer Engagement and Commerce group, where he brought together digital and physical commerce and CRM assets for seamless customer experiences.

Chavie brings industry experience from his leadership roles at retailers such as The Home Depot and C&A. He brings technology experience from his role as the global marketing leader for NCR’s retail and hospitality business, and management consulting expertise from his partner roles at Deloitte and Accenture, where he served clients across retail, branded consumer and wholesale verticals.

“Companies are rapidly embracing the vision of omnichannel commerce through a seamless customer experience. Their biggest challenge is finding a data platform that can handle the complexity of serving up comprehensive information simultaneously to multiple channels,” says Chavie. “At EnterWorks, our R&D team has engineered a robust information platform and portal gateway that scales to millions of items across channels, whether addressing physical or digital goods. This meets the growing requirements of global brands and industrial companies as well as consumer-facing business of all sizes, from retailers and restaurants to franchise networks and direct marketing organizations.”

Chavie is a Harvard MBA, a Fulbright Scholar in International Trade, and a summa cum laude graduate from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. He is a noted speaker at industry events, an author on the wholesale industry, and frequently comments on commerce, marketing and customer engagement topics.

About EnterWorks
EnterWorks® Enable software acquires, manages and transforms a company’s product information into persuasive content that drives higher sales and new competitive strengths. By leveraging a company’s products, associated images and videos, brands and other marketing assets, EnterWorks Enable delivers powerful selling content accurately and consistently through e-commerce Web, mobile and print channels.

EnterWorks customers include some of the world’s largest distributors and wholesalers in business products, electronics, medical supplies, HVAC/R products, hospitality, hard lines and other industries. These customers use EnterWorks Enable to import product information faster, enrich it through enterprise collaboration, and deliver it automatically in the format required by each selling channel.

EnterWorks Enable has become the proven solution for both product information management and master data management for multi-channel marketing and sales. For more information, visit www.enterworks.com.

About Black Dragon Capital, LLC
Black Dragon Capital is a growth-oriented private equity fund focused on technology investment opportunities in e-commerce, financial services, and sports and media. Its team of industry professionals has significant operational experience, strong financial backgrounds, proven track records of success and investment experience ranging from startups to billion dollar organizations in both public and private vehicles. BDC offers a strategic difference with its real operating advice, C-level executives as partners and substantial experience in all phases of growth as well as significant international domain expertise.

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