|By Business Wire||
|February 4, 2014 04:18 PM EST||
PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced that D. Blair Crump has joined PROS as its Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created role, he will lead PROS Sales, Marketing and Professional Services, reporting directly to President and CEO Andres Reiner. Crump is an accomplished executive with a demonstrated track record for driving growth.
Crump joins PROS from salesforce.com, where he served as president of its Global Enterprise business group. He previously spent five years with Verizon Business, where, in his last role, he led a team of more than 5,000 as group president of its Worldwide Sales and Consulting Services business. Crump began his career at MCI, where he worked for over 20 years before Verizon acquired the company in 2006.
“Blair Crump is a recognized, high-performance leader, who has had tremendous success building teams that drive growth,” said Reiner. “As we continue to scale our business, his experience leading large enterprises and global organizations adds even greater depth to our leadership team. Blair is a great fit for our culture, with his passion for customer success and commitment to building high-performing teams. We are excited to welcome him to PROS.”
“PROS and its team are impressive, with a long history of strong customer success and innovation,” said Crump. “I believe there’s no better way to help companies outperform than to provide solutions that turn their big data into a business advantage. That’s been PROS legacy. I look forward to working with this tremendous team to drive even greater value for customers with PROS big data solutions.”
Crump earned a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more effectively. We apply 28 years of data science experience to unlock buying patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which prices are most likely to win. PROS offers big data solutions to optimize sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 30 industries. PROS has completed over 600 implementations of its solutions in more than 50 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 700 professionals around the world. To learn more, visit www.pros.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of PROS pricing and big data software. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with pricing and big data software, and its current expectations of the benefits of pricing and big data software for organizations that implement and utilize such software. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.