January 13, 2012
Irving, TX – Tango Analytics announced today that Devon Wolfe has joined the company as Vice President of Retail Analytics. With over 25 years of international retail real estate experience, Devon brings to the practice a deep understanding of retail analytics including field analysis, client management, site selection, sales forecasting model development and retail real estate strategy. As Vice President of Retail Analytics, Devon will be responsible for leading the delivery teams’ development of superior quality analytics for Tango’s clients.
Formerly Managing Director of Strategy & Analytics for North America at Pitney Bowes, and Vice President at Thompson Associates, Devon has worked with over 100 retail clients including prominent organizations such as The Gap, Brinker International, Kohl’s, Pep Boys, PetSmart and SUPERVALU. Prior to its acquisition by MapInfo / Pitney Bowes, Devon managed the delivery of all modeling engagements at Thompson Associates. Later, he led strategy and acquisition integration initiatives in the U.S., U.K. and Australia for MapInfo. Devon is a graduate of the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and is an expert concerning the impact of multichannel retailing on real estate strategy.
Mark Zygmontowicz, Senior Vice President of Retail Analytics at Tango Analytics, commented on Devon joining the company, “Having worked with Devon for more than 15 years, I can confidently say that there are few in this industry that are respected more for their integrity and project delivery capability. The addition of Devon further enhances our position as the strongest retail analytics team in the industry.”
In acceptance of his position, Devon Wolfe added, “I’m very excited to join Tango Analytics because we share a common vision. First, we focus on retail real estate from the entire Store Lifecycle Management perspective, providing customer solutions seamlessly from site selection to lease management. Second, the company has assembled a highly talented team of individuals from diverse backgrounds in the retail real estate industry that has already produced ideas and innovations that transcend what has previously been accomplished in retail analytics. Finally, we are committed to thought leadership in retail real estate, a core value that has motivated me throughout my career.”
Jack Thompson, Chairman of Tango Analytics, stated, “The addition of Devon is another step in furthering the tremendous growth of our Strategy and Analytics practice. Devon is a key addition to our leadership team and will help to ensure our continued high-quality project delivery as we expand our market share and consolidate the industry’s best talent.”