Eka Names Greg Taylor as President and Chief Operating Officer

Veteran software industry executive to drive continued growth for Eka.

Jul 17, 2014, 17:45 ET from Eka Software Solutions

NORWALK, Conn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of Smart Commodity Management software solutions, announced today that Gregory P. Taylor has been appointed its President and Chief Operating Officer.

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Mr. Taylor is responsible for driving the next phase of Eka's global growth to capitalize on the large and growing market for analytics-driven commodity management solutions. He will oversee all commercial operations and strategic planning globally for the company, including sales, professional services, customer support and partnership organizations.

Mr. Taylor has more than 30 years of global executive experience with enterprise software companies, leading and managing exceptional customer adoption and operational execution to deliver strong financial performance. He is focused on building value and taking companies to the next level. Prior to Eka, Mr. Taylor was the Executive Vice President, Global Field Operations at Triple Point Technology, a company of 900 staff and 16 offices globally. He led the company through a 5x growth in revenue over a 6 year period. Mr. Taylor has also held management positions at IBM, Oracle and Datalogix International where he was a member of the management team that took the company public.

"We are delighted to welcome Greg as a part of Eka's leadership team. He will be instrumental in scaling our business as we respond to sustained strong market demand around the globe," said Manav Garg, founder and CEO of Eka. "Greg has had tremendous success in his previous roles, and I look forward to working together to fulfill Eka's strategic vision of Smart Commodity Management."

"I am excited and honored to join Eka," said Mr. Taylor. "Manav's vision has resulted in a company that is a clear innovator in addressing the critical needs of commodity market participants. I am energized to drive Eka's continued growth by delivering analytics-driven solutions to the commodity management market that will ensure customer success."

About Eka Software Solutions

Eka is the global leader in providing Smart Commodity Management software solutions. Eka's analytics-driven, end-to-end Commodity Management platform enables companies to efficiently and profitably meet the challenges of complex and volatile markets.

The company's best-of-breed solutions manage commodity trading, procurement, logistics, storage and handling, processing, enterprise risk and compliance. Eka partners with customers to accelerate growth, increase profitability, improve operational control, and manage risks and exposures.

Eka is a team of 400+ staff with offices in Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas, serving a rapidly growing global client base across multiple commodity segments.

For more information about Eka, visit www.ekaplus.com.

Media Contact: Lisa DeVoto, Eka, 2032731275, lisa.devoto@ekaplus.com

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