Is it me, or does the new CEO seem to have zero experience in this sector? No retail POS or ERP experience…? I guess a little Baan 2.5 decades ago. Strange…..
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Winter, Patrick
Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 8:32 AM
Subject: [Vantage] Joe Cowan Joins Epicor as President and Chief Executive Officer
Joe Cowan Joins Epicor as President and Chief Executive Officer
To Our Valued Epicor Customers,
We are pleased to announce that Joe Cowan, a highly experienced software executive, has joined Epicor as President and Chief Executive Officer. Joe succeeds Pervez Qureshi, who has stepped down to pursue new opportunities. You can follow the links here to view the press release or to learn more about Joe, his background and business accomplishments.
We are excited to bring an executive of Joe’s talent and experience in to lead Epicor. He brings more than 20 years of executive management experience in the software and technology industry to the company. Joe has a proven record of success in leading both public and private enterprise software companies in the ERP, SCM and financial services sectors. In addition, he has also been deeply involved with a number of leading companies that have developed innovative, next-generation technologies and applications for cloud services and storage, inference analytics, big data and enterprise content management.
Joe has an impressive track record of growing technology and enterprise software companies and taking them to the next level. Prior to joining Epicor, Joe was Chief Executive Officer and President of Online Resources Corporation, a leading provider of internet banking, bill payment and electronic finance services to financial institutions. Previously, he served as CEO of Interwoven, Inc., a global leader in enterprise content management software, until its acquisition by Autonomy in 2009. Joe has significant technology and enterprise software experience having served in leadership roles at Manugistics, EXE Technologies and Invensys/Baan.
With this appointment, Pervez Qureshi is leaving Epicor to pursue other interests both personally and professionally. We thank Pervez for all of his contributions in building Epicor over the past two years.
This change in our corporate leadership reflects our ongoing commitment to further establishing Epicor as the global leader in industry-specific software solutions. Epicor is a great company and its prospects have never been better. Today, the company has strong operating results, a healthy balance sheet, an experienced leadership team, extensive global operations, exciting new products, and most importantly, more than 20,000 incredible customers worldwide.
In the coming days and weeks, Joe will be reaching out to schedule meetings in person and via WebEx to provide additional background on himself, the organization and to address any questions you have around the company or corporate goals, strategy and vision.
Epicor Software Corporation