Janet Carter Smith was named SVP of market develop at Park City Group, a supply chain management company focused on technology solutions to enhance in-stock.
In her new role at Park City Group, Carter Smith will be responsible for developing business solutions, consulting and expanding efforts in market development.
"Janet is an industry-recognized senior leader with a proven track record of driving commercial success in the consumer packaged goods industry," said Park City chairman and CEO Randall Fields. "She is uniquely talented at identifying, managing and providing organizational leadership to develop enterprise wide initiatives and strategies. Her extensive industry experience will help expand Park City Group’s market development and expand into new channels."
Carter Smith spent more than 17 years at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, most recently serving as vp corporate development. In that role, she directed customer development across all classes of trade and led all aspects of industry and trade relations including association management, external communications and conference planning and execution. She was also the commercial lead and expert for cross sector collaborations and enterprise wide initiatives with GSK Pharmaceutical, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare businesses.
"One of the biggest challenges our industry faces today is we live in a consumer-driven marketplace where the speed of change and the ability to respond to the shopper’s expectations is paramount," Carter Smith said. "The strength of the industry rests in our ability to adapt to meet the increasing and changing needs of our consumers. Park City Group is providing leadership and solutions enabling greater collaboration and more informed decision making between retailers and suppliers, resulting in increased sales and profitability for both."