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Epicor appoints new President & CEO
Feb '08
Epicor Software Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, announced that its board of directors has named software and technology industry leader Thomas Kelly as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer. The appointment is the result of Epicor's on-going succession planning process and is effective immediately.

Kelly is a current member of Epicor's board of directors and will remain on the board in connection with his new role. Kelly, who brings more than 25 years of executive leadership and an extensive background that spans sales, services, finance and operations in both private and public companies, succeeds George Klaus, who will continue serving as Executive Chairman of the Board and will devote his time to helping ensure a smooth transition of leadership responsibilities.

"All areas of Epicor's business are performing exceptionally well, and the board sought a CEO with the experience and credentials to sustain and build on our momentum," said Klaus. "Since joining Epicor's board of directors in 2000, Tom has been an influential force within the Company and today's announcement is the culmination of a carefully architected succession plan.

Tom brings significant expertise in technology innovation, application software and its on-demand model. As an Epicor board member, Tom has been actively involved with many aspects of Epicor's business fromsales and marketing to technology and product strategy.

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