|[April 08, 2014]
Eze Software Group Appoints Pete Sinisgalli Chief Executive Officer
BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
Eze Software Group, a premier provider of global investment
technology, today announced that Pete Sinisgalli has been appointed CEO.
Effective May 1st, Mr. Sinisgalli succeeds Tom Gavin, who had announced
to employees and clients late last year that he would be stepping down
for personal reasons after nearly sixteen years with the company,
including nine years in the CEO role. Mr. Gavin will continue to play an
active role with the company, serving on the board and acting as an
ongoing strategic advisor to Eze Software Group.
Mr. Sinisgalli brings a proven record of success to Eze Software Group,
having served in senior leadership positions in both private and public
software companies across multiple industries. Most recently, he was
president and CEO of Manhattan Associates (News - Alert) (NASDAQ - MANH) from 2004
through 2012. During his tenure at Manhattan Associates, the company
experienced significant growth and migrated its supply chain management
solutions to a new technology platform. Prior to Manhattan Associates,
Mr. Sinisgalli had been president and CEO at NewRoads, Inc., president
and COO at CheckFree (News - Alert) and CFO at Dun & Bradstreet Software. He currently
serves on the Board of Directors of Eze Software Group, Manhattan
Associates, and Agilysys.
"I'm excited to join Eze Software Group and look forward to working with
an experienced senior team that has established itself as the best in
the business. The company's recent accomplishments and continued record
of success are a testament to the talent and hard work of its 800
employees around the globe," said Mr. Sinisgalli. "I look forward to
leading such a strong organization, helping it execute against its
short- nd long-term strategic vision while accelerating its growth even
further in the years ahead."
"I am extremely proud of what the team has accomplished over the years
that I have been with the company," said Mr. Gavin. "I am thrilled to
know that I can transition the CEO role to someone with the talent and
experience that Pete Sinisgalli brings to the table. In addition, Pete
recognizes and embraces the long-standing cultural uniqueness of Eze
Software Group and shares our belief in building a business focused on
being 'a partner and not just a vendor.'"
"I know that I speak for the entire senior management team at Eze
Software Group when I say that we are thrilled to have somebody of
Pete's caliber and background join the Eze Software team," said Jeff
Shoreman, co-president of Eze Software Group. "Pete brings a wealth of
experience that will be extremely beneficial to us as we continue our
rapid growth and significantly increase our long-term R&D investment."
This announcement comes on the heels of a record 2013 and very strong
first quarter in which the company continued to see significant global
growth for all product lines. Additionally, last week its Tradar PMS won
Best Technology Reporting Software at the 2014 HFMWeek European Hedge
Fund Services Awards.
ABOUT PETE SINISGALLI
Pete Sinisgalli has served as a director of Manhattan Associates since
March 2004. Mr. Sinisgalli served as Manhattan Associates' president and
chief executive officer from 2004 through 2012. Before joining Manhattan
Associates, Mr. Sinisgalli spent a year at NewRoads, Inc., a privately
held third-party fulfillment provider, where he held the position of
president and chief executive officer. Prior to that, Mr. Sinisgalli
spent six years at CheckFree Corporation, a Nasdaq-listed global leader
in outsourced electronic processing services. His last position at
CheckFree was president and chief operating officer. Mr. Sinisgalli
spent 14 years at The Dun & Bradstreet (News - Alert) Corporation where his last
position was executive vice president and chief financial officer for
Dun & Bradstreet Software. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics and
an MBA, both from Cornell University. Mr. Sinisgalli is also a director
of Agilysys (NASDAQ - AGYS).
About Eze Software Group
Eze Software Group is a premier provider of global investment technology
to support the front, middle, and back office. Formed in 2013, Eze
Software Group brings together the proven success of the RealTick®
EMS, Eze OMS™, and Tradar PMS™ teams. It partners with more than 1,500
buy- and sell-side institutions in 30 countries across North and South
America, EMEA, and Asia Pacific. Its clients include broker-dealers,
endowments, family offices, hedge funds, institutional asset managers,
mutual funds, pension funds, and professional individual investors.
Based in Boston, Eze Software Group employs more than 800 people in 12
offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.ezesoft.com.
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