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TROY, MICH., Dec. 17, 2013 – Plex, the leader in cloud-based ERP for manufacturers, today announced the appointment of Karl Ederle as the company’s vice president of product management. Ederle brings extensive enterprise software product experience, with a background that spans industry-leading organizations including PeopleSoft, Taleo, SAP and Bank of America.
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“As Plex continues to grow and expand into new markets, our product management team will continue to play a central role in fueling our business, ensuring we have the right solutions in place to lead every market in which we compete,” said Jason Blessing, chief executive officer of Plex. “Karl brings a wealth of experience in building industry-leading, enterprise product portfolios and the teams that drive them. Most importantly, his broad background in corporate strategy, global ERP, analytics and cloud products are a perfect complement to our Plex leadership team.”
“I couldn’t be happier to join Plex at this stage in the company’s growth,” said Karl Ederle, vice president product management for Plex. “The team has built and delivered a cloud product that is truly groundbreaking in its ability to tackle some of the toughest parts of enterprise software – the manufacturing shop floor—and in its ability to delight customers. I’m looking forward to working with the team to continue and accelerate our leadership.” Ederle will be based in Silicon Valley and will split his time between Plex’s Pleasanton, Calif. office and its headquarters in Troy, Mich.
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