To strengthen its position in the cloud computing market
Aplicor, a software provider of on-demand CRM and ERP software as a service (SaaS) business applications, has appointed CRM software industry veteran Scott Creighton as its new chief executive officer. Creighton has held executive roles with companies such as Convergys, Rightnow Technologies and Oracle.
The company said that its former CEO and co-founder Chuck Schaeffer will assume the role of chairman and will continue to provide thought leadership and technology innovation.
Chuck Schaeffer said: Scott brings the right balance of a proven track record and deep industry experience. He’s also arriving to Aplicor at an opportune time in order to build upon our strong foundation and history of award winning innovation in the cloud computing market.”
Aplicor said that Creighton is joining at a time when companies are recognising the growing value of SaaS business applications as a means to transform their companies into more agile and customer centric enterprises and gain new competitive advantages.
Creighton said: “With an impressive combination of product innovation, customer success and award winning solutions Aplicor is poised to take advantage of the high growth SaaS market. I look forward to joining the team and taking the company to the next level.”