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Rockwell Automation Has Acquired Plex Systems

Kevin Parker Joins Plex Board of Directors

March 1, 2016

Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, today announced it has appointed Kevin Parker to the company’s board of directors. Parker brings extensive experience to Plex in both leading and scaling growth stage, enterprise software companies.

TROY, MICH., March 1, 2016– Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, today announced it has appointed Kevin Parker to the company’s board of directors. Parker brings extensive experience to Plex in both leading and scaling growth stage, enterprise software companies.

A proven enterprise software leader, Parker was recently named chairman of the soon-to-be formed company comprised of the Citrix “GoTo” product line and is co-founder and senior operating principal of Bridge Growth Partners, a growth-oriented private equity firm that focuses on investments in the technology and financial services sectors. He is chairman of Salient CRTG, a government IT services provider, and Aptos, Inc., a SaaS-based solutions company for specialty retailers. He is also a member of the boards of directors of Cvent, Inc., a provider of a cloud-based enterprise event management platform and Intermedia Inc., a provider of cloud-based business applications.

Parker was previously chairman and chief executive officer of Deltek, a leading global enterprise software and information solutions company. He also served as chief financial officer and later co-president of PeopleSoft, a leader in enterprise applications. Parker holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Clarkson University, where he served on the board of trustees from 2005 to 2015.

Comments on the News

“Plex has established a leadership position in cloud solutions for manufacturing with a phenomenal roster of customers, deep domain experience and a remarkable team,” Parker said. “As manufacturers rapidly shift to the cloud to transform their operations around the world, Plex is uniquely positioned to extend their lead. I am looking forward to working together with Jason and the entire Plex team during this exciting time.”

“Kevin brings truly unprecedented experience helping turn growth-stage enterprise software companies into global industry leaders,” said Jason Blessing, Plex Systems CEO. “His experience is an ideal fit for Plex as we continue to accelerate our growth through 2016 and the years to come.”

About Plex Systems

Plex Systems, Inc., a Rockwell Automation company, is the leader in cloud-delivered smart manufacturing solutions, empowering the world’s manufacturers to make awesome products. Our platform gives manufacturers the ability to connect, automate, track and analyze every aspect of their business to drive transformation. The Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform includes solutions for manufacturing execution (MES), ERP, quality, supply chain planning and management, Industrial IoT and analytics to connect people, systems, machines, and supply chains, enabling them to lead with precision, efficiency and agility.

 

About Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 24,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries. To learn more about how we are bringing the Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, visit www.rockwellautomation.com.

 

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Contact Information

Kelly Anderson
SHIFT Communications (on behalf of Plex)
+1-917-952-4752
plex@shiftcomm.com

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