enVista Hires Retail Veteran Gene Bornac to Head Omni-Channel Retail Consulting Practice

Bornac brings more than 30 years of retail and consumer products expertise to help enVista clients determine optimal omni-channel and IT roadmaps, strategies and technology solutions


enVista, a leading global software solutions and consulting firm enabling both physical and digital commerce, announces today that Gene Bornac has joined enVista as the Practice Leader of enVista’s Retail Consulting Practice. In this role, Bornac will help enVista’s world-leading clients develop and implement customer-centric omni-channel, supply chain and IT strategies and solutions to unify commerce and improve the customer experience.

Bornac brings more than 30 years of retail and consumer products expertise with a specialty in retail management at the store and district levels, plus executive-level experience at multiple consulting firms and retail technology companies, including most recently, Boston Retail Partners (BRP) and Manhattan Associates. His direct expertise in store operations and buying, planning, and forecasting have helped him as an industry consultant and software strategist to solve business and IT challenges for many top retailers.

enVista CEO Jim Barnes said, “We are very excited to welcome Gene Bornac to enVista. Gene brings added expertise and capability to our team of highly experienced supply chain and omni-channel retail executives. Through the years Gene has been instrumental to the success of countless retailers and we look forward to leveraging his experience to help enVista meet our overwhelming demand for omni-channel transformation strategies and solutions.”

Bornac said, “Successfully unifying enterprise commerce to exceed customer expectations is incredibly complex. Few firms bring the level of vision, deep omni-channel expertise and enabling solutions of enVista.”

Bornac continued, “I am very excited to join the enVista team and to help enVista’s clients meet the requirements of today’s market. These are heady times in retail. Omni-channel thinking, and execution is the key to success in today’s environment.  It is immensely gratifying to see enVista’s Commerce Platform rapidly integrate and unify commerce for multi-million and multibillion-dollar retailers today.”

enVista’s highly scalable Unified Commerce Platform consists of omni-channel solutions uniquely and strategically built from the ground up as microservices architecture on a common data model and multi-enterprise integration framework to enable rapid integration, a single enterprise version of the truth, and a consistent, stellar enterprise brand experience for the customer.

The platform includes: omni-channel order management system (OMS); point of sale/mobile point of sale (POS/mPOS); digital commerce; product information management (PIM); buy online/pick up in Store (BOPIS); ship from store; vendor drop ship and EDI/managed file transfer.

enVista’s Retail Consulting Services include: Supply Chain Strategy and Network Optimization; Omni-Channel Fulfillment Strategies; Inventory Optimization and Product Flow; Omni Channel Merchandising and Planning, Store Operations and Labor Planning; Workforce Management (DC & In-Store); Customer Journey Mapping; Systems Selection/Integration; and 3PL Evaluation and Selection.

Learn more about enVista’s retail and supply chain solutions at www.envistacorp.com.