Computerworld Honors Appoints Epicor Chairman and CEO to Chairmen’s Committee
FRAMINGHAM, MA – March 14, 2006 – Bob Carrigan, Chairman of the Computerworld Honors Program Chairmen's Committee and President of IDG Communications, has announced that George Klaus, Chairman and CEO of Epicor Software Corporation (Nasdaq: EPIC), has been appointed to its prestigious Chairmen's Committee.
Comprised of an elite group of top technology executives, the committee strives to recognize IT companies that have leveraged technology through the betterment of society.
"The Computerworld Honors Chairmen's Committee is an excellent opportunity for prestigious corporate leaders, such as Klaus, who will be tasked with the challenging role of identifying this years honorees," said Carrigan. "United by this common goal, we are honored to have George Klaus as a member of our team."
The Computerworld Honors Program (http://www.cwhonors.org) unites chairmen and CEOs of the world's foremost information technology companies to recognize the most outstanding user achievements in technology each year. The process culminates with an awards ceremony, which will take place on June 5, 2006 in Washington, D.C., with a guest list that represents a who's who in IT. The technology achievements honored by this program are preserved and protected in national archives, and in over 100 universities, museums and research institutions throughout the world.
As part of the Chairmen's Committee, Klaus will help to identify the organizations whose use of information technology has been especially noteworthy for the originality of its conception, the breadth of its vision and the significance of its benefit to society.
About the Computerworld Honors Program
Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, and governed by the Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation, a Massachusetts not-for-profit corporation, the Computerworld Honors Program searches for and recognizes individuals and organizations who have demonstrated vision and leadership as they strive to use in innovative ways across 10 categories. Each year, the Computerworld Honors Chairmen's Committee nominates organizations that are using information technology to improve society for inclusion in the Computerworld Honors Online Archives and the Collections of Global Archives. The Global Archives represents the 100-plus institutions from more than 30 countries that include the Computerworld Honors Collection in their archives and libraries. Now in its 18th year, the Computerworld Honors Program is the industry's leading global IT awards program. http://www.cwhonors.org.
About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor is a global leader dedicated to providing integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM) and supply chain management (SCM) software solutions to midmarket companies around the world. Founded in 1984, Epicor serves over 20,000 customers in more than 140 countries, providing solutions in over 30 languages. Epicor leverages innovative technologies like Web services in developing end-to-end, industry-specific solutions for retail, manufacturing, distribution, enterprise service automation, hospitality and pharmaceutical that enable companies to immediately drive efficiency throughout business operations and build competitive advantage. With the scalability and flexibility to support long-term growth, Epicor's solutions are complemented by a full range of services, providing a single point of accountability to promote rapid return on investment and low total cost of ownership. Epicor's worldwide headquarters are located in Irvine, California with offices and affiliates around the world. For more information, visit http://www.epicor.com.