AUSTIN, TEXAS — Activant Solutions Inc. has named longtime board member Larry Jones as its new CEO and president. He replaces Mike Aviles, president, CEO and chairman of the Board.
Jones brings 25 years of experience in building, operating and growing public and private technology companies. As an Activant board member since 1997, Jones also has the in-depth knowledge needed to build on the financial successes created in the last several years and drive an aggressive top-line growth strategy moving forward.
Previously, Jones was chairman and CEO of Interelate, Inc., a marketing services business process outsourcing (BPO) firm. Prior to that, Jones was president and CEO of MessageMedia, a marketing services software company. Earlier, Jones was CEO of Neodata, a senior executive at Automatic Data Processing (ADP), and spent 10 years at Wang Laboratories in various leadership roles.
“Activant has seen tremendous financial success over the past five years and has evolved into a solid company ready for the next level of growth,” said Jones. “I look forward to working with the strong team of Activant employees, customers and partners as the company advances its leadership in business management solutions.”
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