After claiming to have shepherded the combined Activant-Epicor over the $1 billion yard line (has anyone seen this verified anywhere?), CEO Pervez Qureshi is "stepping down to pursue new opportunities," according to the company. Here's the dynamic young upstart who's going to provide transformational leadership for the next decade at Epicor:
Just kidding! That's Joseph L. Cowan, who, as the Epicor PR notes, most recently "served as President and CEO of Online Resources, a leading provider of online banking and full-service payment solutions, until its acquisition by ACI Worldwide in March 2013. Previously, he served as CEO of Interwoven, Inc., a global leader in content management software, until its acquisition by Autonomy Corporation plc in 2009."
Here are some other places where he's "served as CEO...until its acquisition" by somebody:
- EXE Technologies
Anyone want to guess what his marching orders from his private equity overlords are? I'm guessing the following "invite" went out in the past 24 hours: