AutoStore™ Strengthens Leadership Team to Enhance World-Leading Automated Fulfillment Solutions

AutoStore strengthens leadership with Parth Joshi as Chief Product Officer and Carlos Fernandez as Chief Solutions Officer, driving innovation and growth.

AutoStore™ Strengthens Leadership Team to Enhance World-Leading Automated Fulfillment Solutions
Parth Joshi joins AutoStore as new Chief Product Officer.

NEDRE VATS, Norway — June 10, 2024AutoStore™ today announced a significant strengthening of its leadership team. Parth Joshi will join as the new Chief Product Officer to lead the vision, delivery, and go-to-market plans of the next generation of world-class automated fulfillment solutions for our global customers. Parth joins AutoStore most recently from Hexagon where he served as Chief Product and Technology Officer. Carlos Fernandez, the current CPO, will move to the newly created role of Chief Solutions Officer. These strategic changes underscore our commitment to delivering award-winning, cutting-edge solutions to our customers while positioning the organization for continued growth.

Parth Joshi, who will join AutoStore on June 18th, brings extensive global experience from high-tech and high-growth companies, such as Cisco and Eaton. As Chief Product Officer, Parth will lead the vision and strategy for AutoStore’s product roadmap, ensuring alignment with business objectives, while strengthening our presence in the U.S. market Mats Hovland Vikse, Chief Executive Officer, comments, “Parth’s experience in leading businesses, innovations, and transformations, coupled with his strategic vision, will be invaluable as we evolve our portfolio, solutions, and delivery to and support our immense growth and further expansion engines. We are thrilled to welcome him to the team.”

Parth Joshi will be based in the US, but will frequently be with our global customers, partners, and product teams to drive our vision and roadmap. “It’s an exciting time for me to join AutoStore, as I see amazing potential for continued success and growth for the company. It's been thrilling to watch Autostore grow revenue by 10X in recent years and recently win Fast Company’s Most Innovative Company award,” Joshi shares. “I feel fortunate to be able to work for a high-growth, dynamic company with an amazing culture and strong entrepreneurial spirit, focused on innovative robotic solutions that align with my personal passions and values.”

Carlos Fernandez has been with AutoStore for over 13 years presiding over the development of our market-leading solutions. In his new role as Chief Solutions Officer, he will build out a dedicated solutions team that will support our partners and customers more robustly, especially as AutoStore sees increasing demand for high throughput solutions. Vikse states, “The new role of Chief Solutions Officer will enable us to better serve our partners and customers with a dedicated team for full end-to-end support. Carlos’s extensive experience and deep understanding of our products and markets make him the perfect fit for this role.”

“After leading the product roadmap for AutoStore over the past four years, I look forward to working more closely with our partners and customers in my new role as Chief Solutions Officer to ensure the next generation of our world-leading automated fulfillment solutions continue to evolve to meet even the most demanding use cases,” said Carlos Fernandez, Chief Solutions Officer at AutoStore.

CEO Mats Hovland Vikse adds, “We are fortunate to have both Carlos and Parth in these strategic roles. Their expertise and leadership will make a significant impact on our business and take our partner and customer experience to new heights. Along with our leading technology, organization and market position we have a strong foundation to deliver on our strategy and growth ambitions.”

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