Best-Selling Business Author and Business Leader Richard Moran Joins EASi’s Board of Directors
PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Equity Administration Solutions, Inc. (EASi), the largest independent stock plan software technology company in the world, today announced that Richard A. Moran, Vice Chair and CEO of Accretive Solutions, best-selling business author and expert on organizational effectiveness, has joined its Board of Directors. A former venture capitalist, Chairman of Portal Software and partner with Accenture, Mr. Moran brings financial services and technology expertise to EASi at a pivotal time in the company’s history.
“Rich is a Silicon Valley icon with talents and expertise that will be invaluable to EASi as the organization grows and we pursue our market dominance strategy,” said Carine Schneider, CEO of EASi. Rich’s perspective on organizational effectiveness and his M&A experience are the perfect complement to the strengths of our current board members. ”
Moran serves on the Board of several organizations including: Mechanics Bank and the Silicon Valley Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Among his best-selling books are “Never Confuse a Memo with Reality,” “Fear No Yellow Stickies” and “Nuts, Bolts and Jolts.” His newest book ,”Sins and CEOs” was released in late 2011. Moran is widely credited with originating the “business bullets” book genre. His popular commentaries “In the Workplace” are heard weekly on KCBS Radio. He holds an A.B. from Rutgers College, an M.S. from Indiana University and a Ph.D. from Miami University.
“I am delighted to join the Board at EASi,” said Moran. “This company has earned a reputation for excellence by delivering innovative solutions to address the most complex stock plan management challenges for companies around the globe. I welcome the opportunity to contribute to the continued success of this SaaS market leader.”
Equity Administration Solutions, Inc. www.easiadmin.com is the largest independent stock plan software technology company in the world. Unlike other technology providers, EASi works with any brokerage firm and does not derive any revenue from wealth management fees or trading commissions. A SaaS company, EASi set the standard in stock plan solutions with its comprehensive industrial strength platform that handles all the accounting, tax, administration, participant services and compliance needs of companies that grant equity awards. Headquartered in Pleasanton, CA, EASi serves more than 700 companies on five continents in 18 countries with participants based in 70 countries and continues to lead the industry with second-to-none solutions in areas including FAS123R, IFRS2, Performance Awards, material modifications and WorkStream process automation. In 2010 Inc. Magazine ranked EASi 35th in the Financial Services industry segment and in the top 12% on its annual list of fastest growing private companies in America. In 2011, EASi was ranked 174th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500(TM), ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.
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