Johannesburg, 2022 – SYSPRO, a global provider of industry-built enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, today announces the appointment of Chris Lloyd as Chief Product Engineering Officer (CPEO). Within the role, Lloyd will continue to accelerate product development with a focus on delivering value to manufacturing and distribution customers.
“Chris is a lauded IT professional with just under two decade’s experience and we are excited to welcome him to the SYSPRO EXCO team. I’m confident that SYSPRO’s customers and partners will continue to experience the highest levels of support and service as they grow and digitally transform,” says Phil Duff, SYSPRO CEO.
Chris has a proven track record in technology-based leadership roles where has enabled digital transformation, connected experiences and elevated technology design and testing. “Development is the heart of the SYSPRO business and I welcome the opportunity to empower manufacturers and distributors to take their next step – whether it is expanding into new territories, adding new product lines, transforming business processes, driving innovation and ultimately attain faster ROI from their ERP investment,” says Lloyd.
Prior to joining SYSPRO, he spent just over 5 years with Alex Forbes Johannesburg with increasing roles of responsibility, including Head of Digital Disruption and Enablement and Head of Technology Development and Testing. He holds a BSc (Engineering) Mechatronics from the University of Cape Town.
“Chris enjoys mentoring people, and continuously growing relationships. He is passionate about driving new ways of working, innovation and building trust within organizations. We look forward to his positive contribution to our teams and taking SYSPRO Product Engineering to new heights,” concludes Duff.
SYSPRO is a leading, global Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software provider specializing in key manufacturing and distribution industries. For over 40 years, SYSPRO’s team of specialists have continued to address unique industry needs and enable customers to easily adapt and grow. The solution is scalable and can be deployed in the cloud, on-premise, or both, and accessed via the web on any device to provide customers with choice and flexibility.
SYSPRO remains focused on the success of partners and customers. Our evolving solutions are aligned with industry trends to leverage emerging technology that will enable partners and customers in securing a digital future.
With more than 15,000 licensed companies in over 60 countries across six continents –SYSPRO offers guidance and support every step of the way as a trusted advisor.
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