Kirkland, WA – May 8, 2013 Acumatica, a fast-growing international provider of ERP solutions to small and medium-sized companies, announced the hiring of Erwan Philippe to serve as general manager of the company’s Asian operations. Effective today, he will head up Acumatica’s new Asian headquarters in Singapore.
“We are extremely pleased to have Erwan lead our growth in Asia,” said CEO Yury Larichev. “Erwan has spent years working in this region, which is critical to our company’s global growth strategy. He possesses an exemplary record of building the sales of ERP software at each of the major vendors he’s worked for.”
Philippe had previously served as Head of SAP Business One for Southeast Asia, a position that involved defining and executing the strategy of SAP’s small business software suite in 15 nations within the region.
Prior to working at SAP, Philippe was Microsoft Dynamics Lead – Emerging Markets, where he headed marketing efforts for Dynamics in eight nations, while also growing the Redmond, WA, software maker’s partner program channel and customer base.
“I am excited to be a member of Acumatica’s highly talented executive team,” Philippe said. “The company’s cloud-based ERP solutions offer partners and customers unprecedented flexibility, not only in deployment, but also in building a unified IT infrastructure that will grow as they do, which is a position that many thousands of companies in the region now find themselves in.”
With a lifetime’s experience living and working in Asia, Philippe holds a Master’s Degree from the Institut de Management Europe – Asie, a French business school devoted to the Asian marketplace. In his spare time, he enjoys biking, European football, and marathon running.
Founded in 2008, Acumatica (www.acumatica.com) is the fastest-growing provider of highly customizable, cloud-based ERP applications for small and midsized businesses (SMBs), offering financial management, distribution, CRM, and project accounting suites. Acumatica Cloud Platform, the company’s technology development platform, gives ISVs and OEMs a rapid, cost-effective means of developing and integrating cloud-based apps, using industry-standard tools. A Red Herring Top 100 Global Tech Company, Acumatica has quickly gained a solid reputation among developers and users for the flexibility of its platform and its innovative licensing practices, allowing unlimited users; cloud, on-site, and hybrid deployment options; and device independence; as well as broad-based licensing, integration, and customization options. The privately held company’s products are delivered through a global channel-partner network of VARs, ISVs, and OEMs. Headquartered in Kirkland, WA, Acumatica maintains offices in Canada and Mexico, with global affiliates in Europe, South East Asia, and the Middle East.
Acumatica’s Singapore office is located at 20 Maxwell Road, 08-09 Maxwell House Singapore 069113; +65 6652 5501