Enterprise Sales Veteran Doug Grigg Joins Plex as CSO
TROY, MICH., February 27, 2014 — Plex, the leader in cloud-based ERP for manufacturers, Thursday announced it appointed Doug Grigg chief sales officer. He has responsibility for all Plex sales operations worldwide. Grigg was most recently at Marketo, where he led the company’s enterprise sales team. He also spent more than a decade leading sales teams at Oracle, focused on manufacturing organizations. In this new role, Grigg reports to Plex chief executive officer, Jason Blessing.
- Doug Grigg has been named Plex Systems chief sales officer, effective immediately.
- Grigg recently served as vice president, enterprise sales for Marketo, a leading provider of cloud-based marketing automation solutions. At Marketo, Grigg spearheaded the company’s entry into the enterprise market and helped fuel the company’s 60-plus percent revenue growth in 2013, along with one of the year’s most successful IPOs.
- Previously, Grigg spent more than a decade at Oracle, where he led some of the company’s most successful enterprise software teams. Grigg’s customers included both discrete- and process-manufacturing organizations, as well as companies in highly regulated industries such as food and beverage and life sciences.
- Grigg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
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“Doug’s track record for building and leading high-performing sales teams, coupled with his extensive enterprise software experience, specifically in the manufacturing sector, make him an ideal fit for Plex as we continue to accelerate our growth in 2014,” said Jason Blessing, Plex chief executive officer. “I couldn’t be happier to welcome him to the Plex team.”
“There is no question that cloud is the way forward for ERP, and Plex is both a pioneer and a leader in the industry,” said Doug Grigg, Plex chief sales officer. “I’m looking forward to working with this outstanding team to build the world’s next great enterprise software company.”
Plex is the Manufacturing Cloud, delivering industry-leading ERP and manufacturing automation to nearly 400 companies, including aerospace and defense, food and beverage and motor vehicles. Plex pioneered shop-floor Cloud solutions, connecting suppliers, machines, people, systems and customers with capabilities that are easy to configure, deliver continuous innovation and reduce IT costs. With insight that starts on the production line, Plex helps companies see and understand every aspect of their business ecosystems, enabling them to lead in an ever-changing market. Learn more at www.plex.com.