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Edwin J. Gillis Joins Board of Directors, Heads the Audit Committee

Plex Systems, Inc., provider of Plex Online, Cloud ERP for manufacturers, today announced the appointment of Edwin J. Gillis to its board of directors. Gillis joins the five-member Board and will head the newly formed audit committee.

“We are excited to welcome Ed to our Board,” said Mark Symonds, chief executive officer and president, Plex Systems. “He brings extensive financial and software-company related expertise to the Board. The diverse experiences and knowledge of our board of directors ensures the continued growth of our company.”

Gillis is currently a member of the board of directors of LogMeIn (NASDAQ:LOGM), Responsys (NASDAQ:MKTG) and Teradyne (NYSE:TER), as well as several private technology companies. He led audit committees at BladeLogic and EqualLogic until their acquisition by BMC Software and Dell, respectively.

Gillis has held senior level positions at companies including Skype and Avaya, providing guidance and counsel during mergers and acquisitions. Earlier, he was a senior vice president of administration and integration at Symantec Corporation, which he joined as a result of Symantec’s merger with VERITAS Software Corporation where he had been the chief financial officer. Previously, Gillis was chief financial officer at Parametric Technology Corporation and Lotus Development Corporation and an audit partner at Coopers & Lybrand.

Gillis holds a bachelor’s degree in government from Clark University, a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Southern California and a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School.