ROSS SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT CHANGES
ROSS SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT CHANGES REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Systems, Inc.
(NASDAQ: ROSS) today announced Richard Giordanella, the company's president, resigned. Simultaneously it announced the promotion of Larry Smart to president of its North American operations and Guy Davison to president of its European operations.
Smart previously headed the company's U.K. operation. Prior to joining Ross Systems, Smart served as the chief executive officer of Western Data Systems. Davison founded several software companies in Europe that initiated the distribution of Ross Systems applications on the European continent. Since Ross' acquisition of these companies he has headed Ross' continental Europe operations. Giordanella has not announced his future plans. Ross Systems, Inc. was among the first companies to offer commercial accounting software for the Digital VAX computer and has been a member of Digital's Cooperative Marketing Program (CMP) since 1984. Today, Ross Systems, Inc. develops and markets a broad range of business solutions in five strategic environments: Digital VMS and OSF1, UNIX, HP-UX, and client/server. Ross products encompass financial, human resources, and distribution systems as well as manufacturing and public sector applications complemented by a fourth generation application development language. The company has been following a corporate development strategy of broadening the product line and expanding through both internal growth and acquisitions. Ross Systems serves its customers through a network of over 31 offices worldwide. Corporate headquarters are located at 555 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, Calif., 94065; 415-593-2500. -0- 7/8/92 /CONTACT: Denise O'Connor of Ross Systems, 404-851-1872, or Barbara Kline of BKMPR, 415-694-7991, for Ross Systems/ (ROSS) CO: Ross Systems, Inc. ST: California IN: CPR SU: PER
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|Date:||Jul 8, 1992|
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