SOURCE: Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation

August 07, 2013 12:00 ET

Epicor Announces Appointment of Noel Goggin as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Retail Solutions Business

Retail Industry Veteran to Focus on Strategic Initiatives: Global Expansion, Cross-Channel Execution, and Continued Investments in POS and Cloud Technology

DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 7, 2013) -  Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced the appointment of Noel Goggin as senior vice president and general manager of the Epicor Retail solutions business reporting to Epicor President and Chief Executive Officer Pervez Qureshi. In this strategic role, Goggin will have operating responsibility for the Epicor Retail solutions business which delivers a comprehensive retail management suite representing a complete range of advanced solutions for specialty, soft goods, and general merchandise retailers.

"I am pleased with the addition of Noel to our management team, a seasoned professional and proven leader in the global retail software market," said Qureshi. "Noel's experience driving go-to-market and growth strategies to Tier 1 retailers along with his success in transforming traditional enterprise applications businesses to cloud and software as a service delivery models will be tremendous assets to our retail business, and for Epicor overall."

Goggin brings more than 22 years of senior management experience within the software industry, including more than 12 years in executive management roles in the retail sector, where he successfully developed relationships with Tier 1 global retailers. With a demonstrated record of success in organic and acquisition-based business growth, Goggin will focus on revenue growth and expanding the market opportunity for Epicor retail software solutions including point of sale (POS) systems, merchandising solutions, retail cross-channel order management, customer relationship management (CRM), audit and operations management, business intelligence, and more.

"This is an exciting time to join Epicor, as the company is poised to expand its global footprint in the retail sector," said Goggin. "I am looking forward to meeting with our customers to share our vision, and the investments we are making to support new and emerging requirements they face as retailers -- globalization, cross-channel execution, demand to enhance customer experiences. Working together, we will drive expanded growth opportunities and mutual success."

Prior to joining Epicor, Goggin served as senior vice president and general manager of retail strategy at RedPrairie®, where he significantly grew the organic business contribution of the retail business unit, and was a key catalyst in the transformation from services to a software company focused on global retail verticals. Goggin was co-founder and chief operating officer of StorePerform Technologies, a provider of store execution solutions for Tier 1 global retailers, where he drove strategy and growth that resulted in its acquisition by RedPrairie in 2007. As co-founder of Ecovate, Inc. in 2000, Goggin also served as chief operating officer of the application infrastructure provider responsible for defining and developing the initial product platform and securing initial funding.

About Epicor Retail
Epicor provides advanced solutions for retailers seeking to streamline processes, integrate channels, leverage intelligence and inspire customers, to maximize profitability. The Epicor Retail end-to-end suite is designed to meet the evolving merchandise and service expectations of today's connected, cross-channel shoppers, and the business requirements of the most demanding soft goods, hard goods and specialty retail environments in a variety of industries including apparel, footwear, discount, general merchandise, automotive aftermarket, lumber and building materials, nursery, and pharmacy. Thousands of leading companies -- from Aeropostale, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance and Build-A-Bear Workshop, to General Nutrition Centers, True Value Company and Under Armour -- trust Epicor to help them remain current, competitive, and consistently strong.

About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering inspired business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With over 40 years of experience serving small, midmarket and larger enterprises, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management software, supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company's headquarters are located in Dublin, California, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit www.epicor.com. Follow Epicor on Twitter @Epicor, @EpicorUK, @EpicorEMEA, @EpicorANZ, @EpicorLAC, @Epicor_Retail, @Epicor_DIST, @EpicorPrcsMFG and Facebook.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Lisa Preuss
    Senior Director, Corporate Communications
    Epicor Software Corporation
    +1 949 585 4235
    lpreuss@epicor.com