The Lancer Group Places Cheri Williams as SVP Services of IQMS

PASO ROBLES, CA, January 25, 2017 — The Lancer Group places Cheri Williams and Senior Vice President, Services at IQMS, a leading provider of ERP and Manufacturing Software solutions to the automotive, medical, packaging, CPG, aerospace, defense and manufacturing industries. IQMS is backed by TCV, leading private equity and venture capital firm investing in top technology companies.

Cheri brings to IQMS over 20 years of experience in enterprise software, professional services and executive leadership. In her new role, Cheri will play a pivotal role in reshaping IQMS’s rapidly growing professional services organization into a world class group. She will lead the company’s worldwide professional services organization and spearhead the delivery of implementation services and training supporting IQMS’s entire manufacturing ERP and MES software portfolio.

Cheri most recently served as Vice President, Professional Services (Americas) for Verint Systems (NASDAQ: VRNT; LTM Rev: $1B), where she led the implementation and delivery teams for the Americas, helping customers implement their enterprise contact center solutions. She was previously Vice President of Professional Services at Microstrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR; LTM Rev: $515M), where she was responsible for building strategic customer relationships and managing implementation teams globally.

About The Lancer Group

The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, Csuite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.

With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives. The firm also makes equity co-investments through its private equity affiliate, L Capital.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from five offices: Boston, New York, San Diego, San Francisco and Sydney. For more information, please visit: The Lancer Group ( or L Capital (

Joanna Chang

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