Houston BizBlog: Houston software company names CFO

January 16, 2015-

By Joe Martin, Reporter, Houston Business Journal

Pros Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PROS), a Houston-based software company, announced Jan. 16 that it added Stefan Schulz as its new executive vice president and CFO.

Schulz replaced Charles Murphy who retired in February after 16 years with the company, a statement said.

“Schulz is a great leader with an extraordinary reputation and background, who brings extensive experience in public software companies,” said Andres Reiner, Pros president and CEO, in a statement. “As we continue to scale our business, Stefan’s experience in building global finance organizations and managing global growth initiatives will be instrumental to our long-term strategy.”

Pros recently announced it was ramping up its acquisition strategy following a plan to offer $125 million in convertible notes. The company went public in 2007.

Schulz is familiar with Houston technology companies, as he worked for Houston-based BMC Software in various leadership.

For the past three years, Schulz worked as the CFO of Digital River Inc., a Minneapolis-based software company. He also worked as the CFO and chief accounting officer for New York-basedLawson Software.

“I’m impressed with Pros track record of strong financial performance, the depth of its team and its vision for growth,” Schulz said in a statement. “I Iook forward to helping drive even greater value for shareholders, customers, partners and employees.”


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