April 16 2018

Tacton Systems appoints Alastair Sorbie as new Chairman of the Board

STOCKHOLM, APRIL 16 2018 — Tacton Systems AB (Tacton), a global leader in advanced Configure, Price, and Quote (CPQ) solutions, today announced Alastair Sorbie as the new Tacton Chairman of the Board.

Alastair Sorbie succeeds Lars Dybkjaer, Managing Partner at GRO Capital, who served as interim Chairman of the Board from December 4, 2017 to now. Lars Dykbjaer continues as Director of the board.

Frederic Laziou, CEO Tacton, commented, "Alastair is a highly successful and accomplished business executive, and I am delighted he has chosen to join Tacton to serve as our next Chairman. His history in the software space and understanding of the manufacturing industry will be a tremendous asset as we continue our efforts to expand our business globally in the CPQ market." 

Alastair Sorbie brings extensive knowledge and expertise from the ERP market for large organizations, as well as top-level positions at expansive global software companies.

“I am very excited to take on this role at such a high potential company and working with Frederic Laziou and the team to advance and grow the company success globally,” said Sorbie. “The manufacturing industry is changing rapidly, and Tacton is addressing these changes in new, innovative ways which will benefit all customers and stakeholders.”
 
Sorbie served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Industrial & Financial Systems AB (IFS) from 2006 until recently. He joined IFS in 1997 as managing director when IFS entered the UK market. He has worked with ERP solutions since 1981 and has held senior management positions in several global applications software product companies.

Contact:
Frederic Laziou, CEO Tacton Systems
frederic.laziou@tacton.com
+46 (0)709 56 43 12

Link to photos of Frederic Laziou and Alastair Sorbie

About Tacton Systems: 
Tacton has been connecting customers, products, and factories for smarter manufacturing since 1998. A global leader in advanced Configure, Price and Quote (CPQ) solutions, Tacton offers a cloud based digitalization platform that makes it dramatically simpler to design, configure, and sell complex products. Unlike other CPQ solutions, Tacton's core technology originates from AI research and links up the entire operation — from sales to engineering and manufacturing, supporting integration with all major manufacturing software systems. Many of the world’s leading global manufacturers are benefitting from Tacton solutions, including ABB, Bosch, Caterpillar Propulsion, Daimler, MAN, Mitsubishi, Siemens and Yaskawa. Tacton is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with additional regional headquarters in Chicago, USA, and Karlsruhe, Germany. Along with many strategic partners and resellers across the globe. Learn more at www.tacton.com.

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