SOURCE: Tectura

February 09, 2007 07:10 ET

Tectura Adds Another Seasoned Executive to Leadership Team

Mike Beck Joins Tectura as Executive Vice President of the Americas

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 9, 2007 -- Tectura, a leading global provider of Microsoft integrated business solutions to mid-market companies, larger enterprises and their divisions, today announced that Mike Beck has joined the leadership team as Executive Vice President - Americas. Beck is the third addition to Tectura's skilled leadership team within the past twelve months and brings a wealth of experience in the delivery of integrated, industry-centric services to the Fortune 100. In this new role, Beck will provide strategic and operational direction across Americas Sales, Operations, and Marketing. With Beck on board, Tectura is able to extend its efforts in building an operational infrastructure that supports a truly global organization, while also ensuring it has leadership specifically focused on growing and enhancing business within the Americas.

"Tectura's mission is to provide unmatched solutions and services for our clients. Key to our ability to do this is attracting and retaining top talent throughout our organization," said Jeff Lynn, Chief Operating Officer of Tectura. "We're very excited to have Mike join the Tectura team. He brings a wealth of technology Sales and Services leadership, including a solid reputation for building and leading successful teams goaled with achieving the highest standards of customer service. Mike's background and strengths closely align with our Company mission and values, making this a great match."

"I am both extremely excited and optimistic about my ability to add real value to Tectura and our clients," said Beck. "This role allows me the opportunity to strengthen and align the region's forces and operational practices, while keeping the Company's overall initiative of building an enduring business top-of-mind. I believe this will require an intense focus on clients and an equal focus on providing a supportive, efficient operational infrastructure for Tectura team members within the Americas."

Most recently, Beck worked as President and CEO of Trusted Edge, Inc., an information lifecycle management company whose products and services are currently utilized by many Fortune 100 companies. Prior to Trusted Edge, Mr. Beck spent years building his career at companies such as Proxicom and Dimension Data. As Chief Operating Officer of Proxicom, and then later at Dimension Data - North America, he was responsible for sales and marketing, management of vertical industry practices, business development and strategy, and client delivery oversight. He also worked very close with Microsoft while at Proxicom and thus, has both a strong understanding of the Microsoft channel model and how to successfully build channel partnerships.

Throughout his career, Mr. Beck has served on various boards, including the Board of Directors of Trusted Edge as well as the Starlight-Starbright Children's Foundation Mid-Atlantic. In addition to over twenty years of professional experience, Mr. Beck has a Bachelor's degree in Management from Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

About Tectura

Tectura is a leading Microsoft Dynamics™ partner and provider of Microsoft-based ERP, CRM, and technology solutions to mid-market companies, larger enterprises and their divisions. Tectura provides software, consulting, and IT implementation services to more than 5,000 clients in the distribution, manufacturing, healthcare, and service-based industries. Through these services, Tectura delivers business process improvements, greater efficiency, and a clear competitive edge to clients in over 60 countries. Customers benefit from unmatched experience and a solid commitment from more than 1,750 dedicated Tectura employees with 70+ offices throughout 21 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Tectura has been recognized by Microsoft for its outstanding customer service with such awards as Microsoft Business Solutions Inner Circle Partner, Pioneer of the Year, Partner of the Year (multiple regions), Global Partner of the Year, Fastest Growing Partner of the Year, Excellence in Customer Care, Customer Loyalty Award. Learn more at:

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