Austin, TX – February 24, 2015 — Baxter Planning Systems (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions, today announced that three of its employees were acknowledged as esteemed Supply and Demand Chain Executive 2015 Pros to Know. All three individuals work directly with Baxter’s clients and were recognized for their exceptional service and dedication to both the company and its clients.


Baxter’s 2015 Pros to Know are:

  • Dawn Anderson, Planning Manager – 10 year Baxter veteran: integral to the original launch of Baxter’s Planning as a Service offering, Dawn now supervises the team in this growing practice and also leads development of documentation to support the consistent application of planning best practices.
  • Lisa Primrose, Director Client Services – 4 year Baxter veteran: Lisa is responsible for ensuring customer service excellence for every client, helping them measure supply performance and adopt inventory planning best practices to create supply plan and process efficiencies.
  • Chris Heywood, Lead Planner – 3 year Baxter veteran: managing the Supply Chain Planning team for Baxter, Chris is involved in support, planning, and new customer implementations, as well as in defining planning best practices.


“It is with great pleasure that we salute the hard work that Dawn, Lisa, and Chris put into our clients’ successes everyday,” stated Greg Baxter, CEO, Baxter Planning Systems. “This acknowledgement is another testament to the commitment and pride that these individuals, along with everyone on the team, have for exceeding our clients’ expectations.”


Visit to learn how Dawn, Lisa, and Chris have helped Baxter’s clients, from growing startups to Fortune 500 enterprises, realize real inventory reduction and service level improvement.


About Baxter Planning Systems
Since 1993, Baxter has developed solutions that meet the specific demands of aftermarket service and repair. Baxter’s suite of integrated forecasting and planning applications enables companies to achieve industry-leading customer service levels while significantly increasing profitability. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Baxter is privately held, self-funded, and profitable. Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups deploying solutions from Baxter include Alcatel-Lucent, Maintech, NetApp, Nutanix, Kawasaki, Carestream Health, Illumina and many others. For more information, visit