Symonds to remain as consultant to firm
January 17, 2013
Plex Systems of Troy, the fast-growing provider of shop floor efficiency software, has hired Jason Blessing, a former Oracle executive, to be its new CEO.
Blessing, 41, replaces Mark Symonds, who will remain with Plex as a consultant during the transition.
Plex has grown from 65 employees six years ago to 279 today, said Blessing.
“There has been a major shift in enterprise software, a real sea change as manufacturers have become comfortable moving this mission-critical software to the cloud, and Plex is a leader in this space,” Blessing said in an interview. Its key customer groups are automotive supply-chain firms and food processing.
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