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ROOTSTOCK SOFTWARE APPOINTS YOICHIRO SUGII GENERAL MANAGER OF ROOTSTOCK JAPAN

Rootstock establishes direct presence in Japan to capitalize on cloud ERP growth in manufacturing and distribution on the Salesforce Platform

San Ramon, CA (December 17, 2018) – Rootstock Software, a leading cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider for manufacturing, distribution and supply chain organizations on the Salesforce Platform, today announced the appointment of Yoichiro Sugii as General Manager, Rootstock Japan, Inc. to oversee the company’s growth in Japan. Yoichiro will manage sales, customer success and support, and channel implementation partners in Japan.

“Japanese manufacturers and distributors are looking for modern alternatives to legacy ERP systems,” said Yoichiro Sugii, General Manager, Rootstock Japan. “Rootstock Cloud ERP, built on the Salesforce Platform, offers a 360 view of their customers and entire operations. I am delighted to be working with Rootstock and Salesforce to bring this joint solution to market in Japan.”

Sugii comes to Rootstock with an extensive background in business management consulting at Gledis, Inc. and ERP, including nine years as the General Manager of Baan Japan.

“We are experiencing tremendous demand for Rootstock Cloud ERP in Japan,” said Per Norling, Rootstock’s General Manager, International. “This is a similar wave of ERP systems change that Sugii and I saw when we worked at Baan Software earlier in our careers. Manufacturers are undergoing digital transformations and need a modern alternative to achieve their business aspirations and stay ahead of the competition.”

“Salesforce Japan is delighted Rootstock Software is establishing a direct presence in Japan, and we welcome the appointment of Yoichiro Sugii as General Manager,” said Yuji Kitahara, RVP of AppExchange Sales, Japan Alliances, Salesforce Japan. “The manufacturing, distribution and supply chain sectors in Japan want to unify their business processes and information across CRM and ERP to better serve their customer and improve operational agility.”

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About Rootstock

Rootstock Software® is a worldwide provider of cloud ERP on the Salesforce Cloud Platform.  When combined with Salesforce CRM, Rootstock Cloud ERP offers manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain organizations a single platform to grow and manage their businesses. Rootstock Cloud ERP is a flexible, modern, and digitally connected system that transforms companies to deliver a more personalized customer experience, efficiently scale operations, and out-service the competition. To learn more, please visit www.rootstock.com.

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