SOURCE: Accruent


April 13, 2009 09:00 ET

Accruent Expands Leadership Team

Experienced Executives Will Drive Delivery of Advanced Products and Services

SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwire - April 13, 2009) - Accruent, Inc., the leading provider of real estate and facilities management solutions, today announced the appointment of Anand Rau as vice president of engineering and Virginia Nerurkar as vice president of information technology.

Anand Rau brings Accruent over 19 years of software development and project management experience in delivering enterprise-class, mission-critical software applications. Mr. Rau was co-founder and vice president of engineering at RiverOne, Inc., where he served as chief architect of a supply chain solution that was adopted by companies representing approximately 25% of the global electronics industry. Mr. Rau started his career with Hewlett Packard Company, and has led the innovation and launch of technologically-advanced enterprise solutions serving many markets.

Ginnie Nerurkar brings Accruent significant expertise in developing and managing IT infrastructure and software hosting operations. A 20-year IT veteran, Mrs. Nerurkar served as director of information management at T-Mobile, where she was responsible for their real estate information management team. She also served at vice president of information technology at Boullioun Aviation Services, and assisted the company in its goal of becoming one of the top 3 aircraft leasing companies in the world.

"Both Anand and Ginnie match the profile of our executive team," said Mark Friedman, CEO of Accruent. "They have the experience and vision to help us scale to the next level, but they remain hands-on leaders who engage with their teams to improve everyday execution." Rau will assume leadership of all Accruent and FAMIS product development activities, while Nerurkar will manage both internal IT and delivery of all hosted services to customers. "We are investing in product development at a record level in 2009," Friedman added, "and these outstanding executives will play a significant role in delivering advanced products and services to our customers."

Accruent provides a comprehensive suite of real estate and facilities management solutions that enable organizations to develop, administer and operate their property portfolios as a competitive advantage Accruent solutions allow business and IT leaders to establish a single 'system of record' for all information related to their locations, replacing the multiple, fragmented sources and systems previously in place. When coupled with process management and advanced business intelligence, Accruent helps organizations align real estate strategy and business strategy.

About Accruent:

Founded in 1995, Accruent is leading the industry with a new generation of enterprise solutions designed to fully leverage real estate and facilities as a corporate advantage. Accruent solutions optimize the impact that locations have on organizational performance by driving portfolio optimization, reducing costs, and achieving financial compliance. Accruent's solutions are used by over 400 leading organizations including 20 percent of the Fortune 500, more than 40 percent of the Top 100 Retailers, leading universities, and public sector entities. Another Accruent customer goes live every 10 days. For more information, please visit

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Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Kathy Fischer
    Accruent Marketing Communications