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New Epicor regional VP takes aim at MEA growth

IT industry veteran Colin Summers wants partners to capitalise on company's current market success

Summers says Epicor has a great opportunity to capitalise on the company's current market success.
Summers says Epicor has a great opportunity to capitalise on the company's current market success.

Business applications maker Epicor Software Corporation, , has announced the appointment of Colin Summers as its new regional vice president for its operations across the Middle East, Africa and India. Joining the company in October 2015, Summers' appointment is part of the company's move to reinforce its geographical reach.

According to the vendor, Summers brings with him more than three decades of experience from various leadership roles in the global and regional technology industry.

Summers' strength includes building businesses and managing high growth organisations.

Epicor said he will draw upon a wealth of knowledge having worked for IT multinationals including Commvault Systems Inc, Intermec, and 3Com Corporation. He was also the managing director and founder of Computer 2000, the region's first IT distribution company.

"It is a privilege to have the opportunity to lead the company's growth strategies in MEA and India," Summers said. "We have a great opportunity to capitalise on the company's current market success and continue to grow in this region. As Epicor remains committed to ensuring impeccable customer service and satisfaction, the company will further reinforce its collaborative efforts with its strategic channel partners. Our goals are to sustain the company's status, strengthen its market foothold and deliver increased value and support to customers." 

"As a renowned IT expert, Colin will play a prominent role in our strategic efforts to strengthen our presence in MEA and India," said Sabby Gill, executive vice president, Epicor International. "His proven professional track record and strong leadership style will bring new perspectives and a results-driven approach to developing the business in this region. Colin is a valuable addition to the continuously growing Epicor team."