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Fruition Partners

June 03, 2013 09:20 ET

Fruition Partners Hires Dave Chandler as CFO

Strategic Hire Helps Meet Accelerated Demand for Cloud Service Management and ServiceNow Platform Support

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2013) - Fruition Partners, the leading provider of technology-enabled services for the IT Service Management (ITSM) sector and a ServiceNow Preferred Partner, today announced the appointment of Dave Chandler as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Formerly the Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations at Razorfish Inc., one of the world's largest interactive advertising agencies, Mr. Chandler will lead Fruition Partners' finance, accounting, tax and treasury functions from the company's corporate headquarters in Chicago.

Mr. Chandler has held a variety of roles during his more than 20-year career in the finance and operations departments at both public and private companies. Most recently, Mr. Chandler was responsible for finance, legal and operational functions as Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations at Razorfish. Prior to Razorfish, Mr. Chandler was corporate controller and head of financial planning and analysis at Diamond Management and Technology Consultants, an international, publically traded digital strategy consulting firm. He began his career with Andersen Consulting and the investment bank Smith Barney Shearson and earned his MBA at the Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University.

"Dave Chandler brings an exceptional track-record with high-growth technology-oriented services firms to the role of CFO, and we're excited to have him join the company at this rapid-growth stage," said Marc Talluto, CEO and Founder of Fruition Partners. "I look forward to working alongside Dave as we execute on our long-term vision of helping companies realize the promise of Cloud Service Management."

By 2014, the overall market for IT cloud services is expected to grow to more than $55 billion, representing a significant market opportunity for ServiceNow and its strategic partners. As a result, Fruition Partners has experienced substantial growth in recent years with headcount climbing to more than 200 cloud professionals. The company closed its first round of venture capital funding in December 2012. The $12 million Series A round was led by Trident Capital, a Silicon Valley firm with an exceptional track-record of backing pioneering companies that leverage emerging technologies to redefine the next-generation of business services.

Mr. Chandler's vast experience will prove useful in helping Fruition Partners meet the accelerated growth and unprecedented global demand for elevating service management to the cloud. 

"I'm delighted to join the Fruition leadership team to help build on the tremendous success the company has experienced as the world's largest and most experienced integration partner of ServiceNow," said Dave Chandler.

Since its founding in 2003, Fruition Partners has quickly grown to become a trusted partner to some of the world's most respected organizations including Coca-Cola, General Electric (GE), Delphi, Fox, Target, Tiffany & Company, Viacom and Yale University. With more than 325 ServiceNow implementations to its credit, Fruition Partners offers more services, more on-the-job experience and more custom development expertise than any other ServiceNow partner in the world.

To meet the significant demand for its services, Fruition Partners is actively seeking qualified professionals to join its ranks. More information about open positions and how to apply can be found here: http://fruitionpartners.com/open-positions

About Fruition Partners
Fruition Partners is a technology-enabled services firm focused on elevating IT service management to the cloud. The company combines practical experience with technology-enabled tools and services to help organizations attain sustainable success throughout the entire ITSM process. With more than 325 ServiceNow implementations to its credit, Fruition is a preferred partner of the leading enterprise IT cloud company. Fruition's depth of experience and team of nearly 200 cloud-integration experts, accelerate service management to the cloud and ensure clients experience the cost and performance benefits quickly and easily. The company is a trusted partner to some of the world's most respected organizations including Coca-Cola, General Electric (GE), Delphi, Fox, Target, Tiffany & Company, Viacom and Yale University. For more information on Fruition Partners visit http://www.fruitionpartners.com or follow the company on Twitter @FruitionPartner

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