Impinj Hires Goetz Pfeifferling as Senior Director of Business Development
July 31, 2014 - SEATTLE, WA
Leading UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) platform provider Impinj, Inc. is pleased to announce that Goetz Pfeifferling has joined Impinj as Sr. Director of Business Development, based in Europe.
Pfeifferling recently served as managing director of Lemmi Vertriebsgesellschaft, mbH & Co., one of the oldest apparel brands in Germany. He was responsible for wholesale channel, logistics and marketing, as well as sales and distribution of Lemmi products to more than 35 countries across four continents, including Germany, Russia, Australia and the USA. During his time at Lemmi, Goetz also led the buying organization, managing logistics and imports from 11 countries, including China, Pakistan, Columbia, Peru, Turkey and Bangladesh. He also held positions in product marketing and quality control. He holds a degree in economics from the Universität Kassel.
"We're very excited to have Goetz join the Impinj team," said Larry Arnstein, Impinj's Vice President of Business Development. "Goetz was instrumental in Lemmi's adoption of RFID across its entire supply chain. As an early adopter of the technology, he was generous with his time to the RFID community. We expect and encourage Goetz to continue to contribute to the RFID community in his new role."
"I welcome Goetz to Impinj," said Paul Garner-Evans, Senior Sales Director for EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa and India). "His arrival enhances our current footprint across the region, which is already a rapidly developing market for Impinj. Goetz brings an added dimension that will help accelerate adoption and create opportunity for the Impinj ecosystem."
Impinj is the leading provider of UHF RFID solutions that provide Item Intelligence in the retail, pharmaceutical, healthcare, food and beverage, and many other industries. We work at the intersection of Big Data and the Internet of Things to identify, locate and authenticate items, and our platform comprises the world's most comprehensive and widely adopted RFID product portfolio, including tag chips, reader chips, fixed readers, software and innovations that support complete solutions. Founded by globally recognized Ph.D. engineers, we have led standards-setting processes while accumulating over 200 patents and developing the technology currently deployed on billions of items worldwide to manage inventory, prevent counterfeits and track goods. Our direct and indirect customers include many of the largest and most familiar names in global business. For more information about Impinj, visit www.impinj.com.