Roundup: Navteq, IncubaUC, Infor, 3CON

- Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Roundup: Navteq, IncubaUC, Infor, 3CON

US digital mapping provider Navteq has launched its new logistics product Navteq Transport in Argentina, Brazil and Chile, the company said in a statement.

The new solution is specifically designed for trucks and large vehicles.

Navteq Transport allows users to develop a range of applications such as information on physical restrictions for height and weight, hazardous materials, weight stations and other points of interest for the trucking industry.

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Navteq provides maps to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Mexico and Venezuela.

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IncubaUC, business incubator of Chile's Pontificia Universidad Católica, will close on October 21 entries for its first innovation and technology camp, IncubaUC said in a release.

The so-called Geek Fantasy Camp will receive students and entrepreneurs during five days to develop ICT projects with the support of local and international experts.

Participants will have the opportunity to turn their ideas into prototypes and present them in Silicon Valley, California.

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US software company Infor has named Kevin Samuelson as CFO and Pam Murphy as COO, effective immediately, the company said in a statement.

As the lead for Infor's acquisition and integration team, Samuelson has completed more than 40 strategic acquisitions since joining the company in 2002.

Murphy joined Infor in December 2010 as senior VP of operations and has helped guide the company to three consecutive quarters of double-digit growth. As COO, in addition to her current responsibilities, Murphy's role will be expanded to include human resources and legal functions. She has a business and accounting degree from the University College Cork, Ireland.

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Brazilian IT consulting firm 3CON has appointed Antônio Marmo Totoli as business manager for IBM and Software AG solutions, 3CON said in a statement.

Totoli, with 31 years of experience in the IT industry, has a degree in information systems and a master's in computer engineering from Brazil's IPT.

The executive has previously worked for Consist, ADP Systems, SCI, Equipamentos Zanini and CA Technologies.