Aptean Appoints Paul Ilse as Chief Executive Officer; Ford Becomes Executive Chairman

Highly Regarded Technology Executive Brings Two Decades of Executive Leadership Experience to New Role

ATLANTA--()--Aptean today announced the appointment of Paul Ilse as Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Mr. Ilse will oversee the strategic direction and operations of the global company. Monte Ford will assume the role of Executive Chairman.

In his new role at Aptean, Mr. Ilse brings nearly 20 years of executive leadership experience in the technology sector, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Atlanta-based RedPrairie. Mr. Ilse is widely known in the industry for his exceptional communication, strategic planning, and analytical skills combined with an ability to act as a true business partner and leader across all functions of the organization.

“Paul brings exceptional experience and leadership to Aptean as it continues to the next phase of growth,” said Monte Ford, Executive Chairman of Aptean. “His operational experience and deep understanding of our industry are a perfect fit for Aptean and our customers. Paul is a great addition to our company.”

“Aptean is poised for a great future and I am thrilled about the opportunities ahead with our customers, our partners, and our employees,” said Mr. Ilse. “The company is building on the strength of a stellar range of products, services, and enduring global customer relationships. I am thrilled to help Aptean realize joint success with our many customers around the globe.”

About Aptean

Aptean, a global leader in enterprise application software (EAS), gives businesses of all sizes a competitive edge. We empower people and businesses with end-to-end, industry-specific solutions to address complex business challenges more effectively. Our software applications and professional business services enable more than 9,000 customers, in more than 100 countries, to more successfully manage their business. Software built specifically for our target markets, aligned with deep knowledge across vertical industries, allow businesses to satisfy their customers; operate most efficiently; and stay at the forefront of their industry. For more information, visit www.aptean.com.

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Julie Bevacqua, 604-699-8021
julie.bevacqua@aptean.com

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Aptean
Julie Bevacqua, 604-699-8021
julie.bevacqua@aptean.com