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Plex Systems

May 10, 2011 10:08 ET

Plex Systems Appoints New Board Member

Edwin J. Gillis Joins Board of Directors, Heads the Audit Committee

AUBURN HILLS, MI--(Marketwire - May 10, 2011) - Plex Systems, Inc., provider of Plex Online, Cloud ERP for manufacturers, today announced the appointment of Edwin J. Gillis to its board of directors. Gillis joins the five-member board and will head the newly formed audit committee.

"We are excited to welcome Ed to our board," said Mark Symonds, chief executive officer and president, Plex Systems. "He brings extensive financial and software-company related expertise to the Board. The diverse experiences and knowledge of our board of directors ensures the continued growth of our company."

Gillis is currently a member of the board of directors of LogMeIn (NASDAQ: LOGM), Responsys (NASDAQ: MKTG) and Teradyne (NYSE: TER), as well as several private technology companies. He led audit committees at BladeLogic and EqualLogic until their acquisition by BMC Software and Dell, respectively.

Gillis has held senior level positions at companies including Skype and Avaya, providing guidance and counsel during mergers and acquisitions. Earlier, he was a senior vice president of administration and integration at Symantec Corporation, which he joined as a result of Symantec's merger with VERITAS Software Corporation where he had been the chief financial officer. Previously, Gillis was chief financial officer at Parametric Technology Corporation and Lotus Development Corporation and an audit partner at Coopers & Lybrand.

Gillis holds a bachelor's degree in government from Clark University, a master's degree in international relations from the University of Southern California and a master's in business administration from Harvard Business School.

About Plex Systems, Inc.
Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a SaaS ERP (software as a service)/ cloud ERP solution for the manufacturing enterprise. Plex Online offers industry-leading features for virtually every department within a manufacturer, including Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Quality Management Systems (QMS) for the shop floor, Supply Chain Management (SCM) for procurement, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for finance and management. Plex Online's comprehensive functional coverage delivers a "shop floor to top floor" view of a manufacturer's operations, enabling management to run its business at maximum efficiency. Founded in 1995, Plex Systems is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with customers around the globe. Plex Systems and Plex Online are trademarks of Plex Systems, Inc. More information is available at

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