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Simpro names top exec

Simpro has appointed Gary Specter as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

With over 30 years of leadership experience, Specter has been appointed after “a thorough and extensive review,” says Bruce Gordon – Simpro Executive Chairman.

“The board is pleased to have appointed Gary, who is a dynamic, growth-driven leader with proven success in building strong teams, driving revenue and exceeding financial and customer expectations. He possesses the qualifications and expertise to lead Simpro into its next stage of success."

Specter has strong leadership experience and a track record of transforming customer-focused organisations. He has also been instrumental in driving software-as-a-service growth in emerging marketers, enabling and scaling partner ecosystems and driving profitability through roles at Adobe, Magneto, NetSuite and IBM.

In his most recent role, Specter was the driving force behind increasing e-commerce brand’s annual recurring revenue past $200m.

With more than 200,000 users working in commercial and residential trades worldwide, Simpro allows businesses to gain control of the entire customer lifecyle. This ability of the platform to simplify business management is one of the reasons Specter joined the firm.

"I'm extremely excited to join Simpro,” he says. "I am coming on board at an exciting time in the company's journey. My goal is to build on the strong foundation of the company and lead Simpro to the next level."

Simpro is a business management software platform for commercial trade service businesses. Read more on how it works for landscapers in our recent article on Second Nature.

Founded in 2002 by an electrical contractor and headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, Simpro supports more than 8,000 businesses and 200,000 users worldwide in the electrical, plumbing, HVAC, security and fire protection industries with 700+ employees in six global offices.


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