Rootstock Software names Tom Ward as Senior Vice President, Sales
Ward to lead sales team expansion in North America
San Francisco, CA (May 31, 2018) – Rootstock Software, the leading cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider for manufacturing, distribution and supply chain organizations on the Salesforce Platform, announced today the appointment of Tom Ward as Senior Vice President, Sales. With 20 years of experience in building software sales teams and incorporating consultative selling methodologies, Mr. Ward, who will report to David Stephans, Rootstock’s Chief Revenue Officer, will focus on leading the company’s growing sales team in North America.
“Since the beginning of 2018, Rootstock has been focused on building the management foundation for our next wave of expansion, and the appointment of Tom Ward is another important step in this plan,” said Pat Garrehy, CEO, Rootstock. “Tom has a comprehensive background in ERP, Supply Chain and SaaS/Cloud along with a consultative approach to selling which is in line with our corporate values. We look forward to Tom’s contributions and the leadership qualities he brings to our expanding sales team.”
“Cloud ERP has become a central and vital technology for manufacturers and distributors to modernize and improve competitiveness,” said Tom Ward, Senior Vice President, Sales for Rootstock. “Rootstock has the right solution at the right time for the market. I am very excited about collaborating with and expanding the Rootstock team, and look forward to helping companies see the value of modern Cloud ERP.”
Prior to re-joining Rootstock, Mr. Ward was Vice President Sales, Americas with Zilliant, the leading provider of SaaS-based Artificial Intelligence applications for manufacturers and distributors. Prior to Zilliant, he was Regional Vice President Sales at Rootstock and Vice President of Sales with PROS/SignalDemand, Inc., focusing on selling, pricing and operations-planning solutions for large manufacturers globally.
Based in Atlanta, Mr. Ward holds an MBA from Georgia State University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University.
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