MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acumatica, a leading global provider of cloud enterprise resource Planning (ERP) and financial software, today announced the appointment of Yury Larichev as its new Chief Operating Officer, effective September 18, 2012.
Mr. Larichev joins Acumatica from Microsoft corporate HQ in Redmond, where he served as General Manager, Worldwide SMB Sales & Marketing Operations. In that role he led Microsoft’s field sales enablement and customer life cycle strategy, driving adoption of on-premises and cloud software by Small and Mid-Size Businesses. At Acumatica, Yury will oversee the day-to-day operations of its cloud-based software development, marketing, product support and sales through Acumatica’s fast growing channel partner network.
Larichev’s career spans more than 15 years in the software business. Before leading Microsoft’s Worldwide SMB Sales & Marketing Operations he was Director of Small Midmarket & Partners Group in Microsoft Russia. Previously, he was CEO for Unicum Group, the largest European manufacturer of gaming machines and casino management systems, and a partner with Pathfinder WW Ltd.
“Over the past few years Acumatica has developed a strong partner channel, an award-winning cloud ERP product, and a quickly growing customer base,” said Ezequiel Steiner, CEO. “Yury is a great addition to the Acumatica team and we are excited to have him join the organization to lead Acumatica’s transition to a successful global software firm. Yury’s experience will help us improve the effectiveness of our day-to-day operations, and expand Acumatica’s global market presence.”
Acumatica is the leader in cloud ERP and Accounting solutions that are completely web-based and can be flexibly deployed on-premise, hosted in a cloud datacenter, or as a SaaS solution. Acumatica delivers its software through hundreds of solution partners, including several large ERP OEM partners, such as Visma in Europe.
"I’m very excited to be joining Acumatica," said Yury Larichev. "The company is at the very forefront of the cloud ERP industry. Acumatica enables our channel partners to launch and profitably deliver cloud services for the mid-sized business segment. Mid-sized businesses all over the world are quickly moving their IT and ERP systems to the cloud, and Acumatica offers an opportunity for solution providers to offer to the millions of businesses they collectively serve a cloud ERP solution that adapts to their needs.”
Acumatica is a leading cloud ERP software vendor that delivers the benefits of Cloud and SaaS without sacrificing customization, control, security, or speed. Acumatica can be deployed on premise, hosted at a datacenter, or run on a Cloud computing platform. Learn more about Acumatica’s Cloud ERP solution at www.acumatica.com.