March 3, 2021 – ChampionScott Partners, which specializes in senior-level appointments for technology and technology-enabled companies, recently assisted in the placement of John Gregitis as president, North America of Unit4, a provider of enterprise cloud ERP, HCM and FP&A applications for mid-market services organizations. “John’s appointment supports our focus on driving impact and scale for this high-growth market.” said Jeremias Jansson, chief sales officer at Unit4. “John has a proven track record of success and has played key roles in several high growth SaaS businesses, guiding them to successful outcomes. He is known for building and developing high performance teams with a focus on customer success which is critical as we release our next generation ERP this year.”
Mr. Gregitis brings more than 25 years of leadership experience in high growth SaaS businesses to Unit4 where he will lead the North America business including sales, operations, and services. His vast career spans senior leadership roles at influential companies like Infor, where he was senior vice president and general manager for enterprise applications; Adobe, where as VP and general manager he was responsible for driving strategy, sales, and services growth for the digital experience group; and OpenText, where he was SVP of sales for the Americas. Mr. Gregitis began his career at Digital Equipment Corp. and continued to progress in leadership roles of increasing responsibility at companies such as PTS Learning Systems, Naviant, Liquent, Sungard and InvestorForce.
“This is an exciting time to join Unit4,” said Mr. Gregitis. “Over the last 18 months, CEO Mike Ettling and the team have made great progress in growing the Unit4 brand in North America. We have a substantial opportunity for mid-market expansion in 2021 as we bring ERPx to market and focus on making our customers even more successful.”
Unit4’s next-generation enterprise solutions power many of the world’s most people-focused mid-market services organizations. Unit4 serves more than 5,000 customers in industries including professional services, public sector, non-profit and education.
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Geoff Champion, chairman, CEO and founding partner of the firm, has lived and worked in South Korea, Germany, Holland, London and throughout the U.S. His industry experience entails working at the most senior “C” levels for large-scale and middle-market companies in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Mr. Champion has conducted board, CEO and senior executive appointments for leading edge companies in the digital media, business-to-business services, telecommunications, consumer, educational services and financial technology sectors.
ChampionScott Partners recently assisted in the placement of Doug Milner to the board of directors of CertifiedSafety Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of cost-effective, scalable, and proven solutions to solve safety-related challenges for the petroleum and chemical industries. Mr. Milner has built a 35-year career in industrial technology and technology-enabled services. He currently serves as executive chairman of Abracon, a global manufacturer of passive and electromechanical timing, synchronization, power, connectivity, and RF solutions.
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