Alexi Sarnevitz, a former analyst at AMR Research, is the new senior director of global retail strategy at SAS.

Sarnevitz has more than 20 years of experience working with international retailers. He was an associate partner at Accenture before joining AMR. He has also worked for Payless ShoeSource, Dixon’s Group PLC, and Edison Brothers Stores.

Sarnevitz received a bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.