ATLANTA, Georgia -- Manhattan Associates Inc. MANH, the global leader in best-of-breed warehouse and transportation management systems, announced the appointment of Richard (Dick) M. Haddrill, former president and chief executive officer of Powerhouse Technologies, as president and chief executive officer reporting to Alan Dabbiere, chairman of the board for Manhattan Associates, effective January 1, 2000. Dabbiere will continue to play an active role as chairman of the board and will remain involved in strategic projects associated with the company's future direction. PRNewswire, 10/18/99.
held McHugh Software, and IBS. In contrast to many of the other players, Manhattan touts a relatively narrow product offering, concentrating on warehouse management systems (WMS) and transportation management software. When a company relies so heavily on one set of applications, delayed product releases, such as that occurring in June, can have a detrimental impact on earnings. With analysts predicting further losses for the company, Manhattan will need to reassess its current formula and bring in the