Syspro USA has named Doug Garnhart as CFO, a new position for the Costa Mesa, Calif.-based operation. Garnhart's job history includes his role as principal at DLF Consulting since November 2010. His LinkedIn resume shows that he held short-term positions at companies ranging from small to larger. These include INOVx Solutions, Outsell and Bersin by Deloitte. A spokesman says the creation of the new position reflects growth. The function had also been handled among different members of staff.
Pascal Houillon, ushered out of his position as CEO of Sage North America, has become active in a French company designed to provide cloud-based digital payments. Houillon has become an investor and chairman of the strategic committee of Clearnox, which is described as providing the services to small and mid-size businesses. "The goal is to confirm the success of the solution in mainland Europe then I will find a Private Equity firm to finance the expansion of the company to the U.S. market," Houillon said in a LinkedIn message regarding his activities.
The purchases of two resellers in the United States and a consulting organization in Denmark this year boosted results for Columbus for the third quarter ended September 30. The Danish Dynamics VAR pointed to this year's pick up of InterDyn BMI and Sherwood Systems, along with the acquisition of MW Data in its home country the major factors in the uptick. For the year-do-date, profit after tax hit about $4.9 million, an increase of 13 percent from the prior year.
Alien visitors to earth who stumbled upon the Orlando airport could conclude that humans worship rodents. There are those mimicking their deities by wearing mouse ears and carrying idols of the sacred objects. ... The Disney fireworks bursting in the sky over the local Hooters was a touching sight last week. .. An experienced parent on a Disney-bound United flight: If you don't stop asking when we are going to get there, I'm going to tell them to turn this plane around."
AccountMate Software his given its President's Award to Alex Kleyff of Staten Island, N.Y.-based A.K.A. Consulting. The recognition was given to Kleyff, who has sold AccountMate since 1996, as the software publisher handed out its Achievement awards for the year at its recent reseller Roundtable. CEO David Dierke cited Kleyff's use of vertical products to service clients. The Director of Sales Award went to Tim Olson of BITTT Enterprises of Naperville, Ill.