November 09, 2009 09:00 ET

Infor Names Robert Humphrey New Chief Marketing Officer

Infor Chairman and CEO Jim Schaper Calls Hiring of Robert Humphrey: "A Signal to the Marketplace... We're Taking a Stand"

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - November 9, 2009) - Infor, the leading provider of enterprise software for mid-market customers, today announced that Robert Humphrey has joined Infor as its chief marketing officer, reporting to Chairman and CEO Jim Schaper.

"Infor is redefining how enterprise software companies engage with customers and the market, and it's time we build a recognized brand that reflects our innovative nature and competitive spirit," said Jim Schaper, Infor's CEO. "Robert's experience in building global brands and developing strong customer relationships, in addition to his creative energy and unique marketing skills, will serve Infor and our customers well as we turn this market on its ear. There is a better way for customers who feel powerless in dealing with inflexible enterprise software companies and for those who understand that rigid technologies are not advancing their business interests."

With more than 30 years of business experience, Humphrey has held various leadership positions, most recently as senior vice president of worldwide field marketing at McAfee, executive vice president - corporate strategy and chief marketing officer at Citadel Security Solutions (acquired by McAfee) and senior vice president of marketing for i2 Technologies. Humphrey also co-founded a strategic consulting and investment banking firm, and served as CEO for start-up software company OpenDesign, Inc.

Infor's Manifesto: At Infor, we work with a core belief. We believe in the customer. We believe that the customer is seeking a better, more collaborative relationship with its business software provider. And a new breed of business software: created for evolution, not revolution. Software that's simple to buy, easy to deploy and convenient to manage. Our 8,000+ employees in more than 100 countries and 70,000 customers stand with us. We look forward to your sharing in the results of our belief. There is a better way. For additional information, visit

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