KSS Adds Industry Vets

Stein, Walker bring ops, merchandising, tech expertise

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- KSS, a supplier of intelligent pricing solutions for the food, drug, convenience and retail petroleum industries, said that Scott Stein and Lyle Walker, two retail industry veterans, have recently joined the Florham Park, N.J.-based company's management team.

Scott Stein has joined as vice president of professional services, and Lyle Walker has joined as vice president of global marketing. Both positions report to Iain Cockburn, CEO, and will play an instrumental role to support demand for KSS's products and services.

Walker brings more than 25 years of retail operations and merchandising experience, including 13 years with Kroger Food Stores, where he served in various merchandising and merchandising technology roles. Most recently, he was the director of marketing for Retalix Ltd.

In Walker's current role, he will be responsible for company and product messaging, as well as working to ensure that the KSS suite of Demand Intelligence solutions continue to deliver customer value.

Stein brings more than 24 years of experience in high-performance information technology infrastructures, including a nine-year tenure as chief information/technology officer for Dairy Mart Convenience Stores. He is a customer service expert with a career reflecting expertise in large-scale information technology automation, turnaround initiatives, business process reengineering, business development and call center operations.

In Stein's current role, he will be responsible for the management of all implementations and services for the U.S. operations.