AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Catapult Systems, a leading Microsoft consulting firm and nationally managed Microsoft systems integrator, today announced the appointment of David Fuess as its Chief Executive Officer as of Friday, January 17, 2014. This new role comes as a promotion to Fuess from his previous title of President at Catapult Systems.
David brings 22 years of sales leadership and management experience, including 17 years of experience in the IT professional services industry. He has opened three U.S markets for Catapult Systems over the past 6 years including the Dallas, Denver and Phoenix while serving as Group Vice President. Prior to Catapult, David was the Dallas General Manager for Fujitsu Consulting/BORN Information Services and previous to Fujitsu, he served in the role of National Director of Sales for Avanade.
David's priorities as CEO will include accelerating the growth and expansion of Catapult Systems as part of its recent merger with ChinaSoft by taking the Catapult Systems brand and business model to new U.S. markets as well as outside of the U.S. His goals as the new CEO are to deepen Catapult's already strong relationship with Microsoft and refine Catapult's business model as part of the combined company to provide a broader range and greater value of Microsoft services and solutions. The entire executive team at Catapult Systems will report directly to Fuess.
Catapult Systems' former CEO, Sam Goodner will be moving into the role of Chairman for Catapult Systems as well as become a member of ChinaSoft's Board of Directors.
"As Catapult's President, David has done a wonderful job running the company this past year, and is both ready and well deserving of taking on the CEO role," says Goodner.
David's excitement and commitment to this role will serve as a continuation of both Catapult Systems' and ChinaSoft's plans for international growth and maintenance of quality in every aspect of business.
About Catapult Systems
Catapult Systems is an IT consulting company offering a full spectrum of services including application development, software integration, infrastructure, managed services, user centered design solutions and enterprise mobile applications. A Microsoft NSI, Catapult is in the top 0.1% of Microsoft Partners worldwide by holding 15 gold and 17 silver Microsoft competencies. For more information, please visit www.catapultsystems.com.
About ChinaSoft International Limited (SEHK:354)
Founded in 2000, ChinaSoft International Limited is a listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange with its code of 354.HK. It is a large China based comprehensive software and information services provider, ranging from end-to-end services of consulting, solution, outsourcing and talent training. It serves clients in manufacturing, finance, telecommunication, high-tech, transportation, energy and also the government. The Company provides global services to over 100 multinational companies with close to 19,000 employees located worldwide based in 25 cities including mainland China, Hong Kong, Princeton, Seattle, London, Tokyo and etc. For more information, please visit www.chinasofti.com.
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