SYSPRO Customer Honest Tea’s Clark Named 2010 Visionary

Published on June 24, 2010 in Computer & Electronics, Computer Software, Internet, Technology


SYSPRO Customer Honest Tea’s ClLaying Growth Foundation, Leadership Philosophy, Wisdom of SYSPRO ERP Selection Prompt CGT Award.

COSTA MESA, Calif. (June 24, 2010) –

SYSPRO, the leading provider of visionary, pragmatic ERP software, has today announced that Jonathan Clark, Chief Financial Officer of Honest Tea, a user of SYSPRO ERP software, has been named one of ten 2010 Visionaries by leading publication, Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) Magazine (

According to CGT, “Over the past five and a half years with Honest Tea, Jonathan Clark’s most significant accomplishment was putting in place the necessary systems, procedures and personnel to allow Honest Tea Inc. to effectively manage growth. Among them was the implementation of a new ERP system from SYSPRO to better manage inventory levels.”

In the article on the 2010 Visionaries in CGT’s June issue Clark’s leadership philosophy is described as a “team-oriented approach.” The write up quotes Clark as noting, “I make every effort to ask those that work on my team for their inputs in making decisions.” Clark stresses that both positive and negative employee feedback is critical, “because I want to make the best decisions that allow us to achieve our goals.”

Joey Benadretti, President of SYSPRO USA, states, “We congratulate Jonathan Clark on being named a Visionary by Consumer Goods Technology, and, of course, we take great pride that Clark’s choice of SYSPRO ERP was one of the deciding factors in his selection.”
About Honest Tea

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Honest Tea, which is 40% owned by Coca Cola, makes a variety of ready-to-drink bottled organic teas, thirst quenchers and drink pouches sold in tens of thousands of stores across the US. The company now employs 98 individuals and expects to report close to $50 million in revenues for its latest fiscal year. For information, visit
About Consumer Goods Technology

CGT (Consumer Goods Technology) is the leading resource for consumer goods executives looking to improve business performance. Delivering content in print, online and face-to-face, CGT reaches an audience of more than 54,000 consumer goods executives ranging from managers and directors to the VPs and CIOs. CGT also covers all major segments of the consumer goods sector, including Food, Beverage, Packaged Goods, Consumer Electronics and Footwear. For more information on CGT, visit

Since its inception in 1978, SYSPRO has been delivering state-of-the-art business solutions to some of the world’s leading companies. As a global leader in the production of world-class ERP software, the company now caters to the specialized needs of over 14,000 licensed companies in more than 60 countries worldwide. SYSPRO is marketed globally through regional territory distribution centers and a global reseller network in the US, Canada, Africa, Asia Pacific, Australia and the UK. SYSPRO is a fully integrated business software solution that provides complete control over the planning and management of all facets of business including accounting, manufacturing and distribution operations in a variety of industries. For additional information on SYSPRO, go to

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