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News  |  July 24, 2023

Simpro Strengthens Financial Leadership with Appointment of Kevin O’Connor as CFO

BROOMFIELD, CO – June 21, 2023 – Simpro, the leading total business management software for commercial and residential trade service businesses, today announced Kevin O’Connor as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. O’Connor’s appointment reflects Simpro’s commitment to providing exceptional support and value to their customers in the plumbing, electrical, HVAC and other field service industries.

With more than 20 years of experience in financial strategy and operational excellence, O’Connor will play a pivotal role in the company’s growth, further enhancing Simpro’s ability to deliver innovative software solutions tailored to the unique needs of field service professionals worldwide. He has a proven track record in developing and executing financial strategies, raising capital, managing mergers and acquisitions and has maximized growth for startups and large public companies alike. He has held senior and executive leadership positions with growth-oriented companies including Ytel, Synaptics, Conexant, Telogis and Deloitte.

“I’m extremely excited to join Simpro at this time,” O’Connor said. “The company’s strong foundation will play a key role in optimizing financial performance while helping to foster continued growth for our customers.”

Most recently, O’Connor was CFO at Acuant. During his time there, he played a pivotal role in helping fuel its growth. Under his leadership, Acuant experienced a doubling of revenue, successful integration of multiple acquisitions and substantial profitability, leading to its successful sale to the GB Group for $736 million USD.

“Kevin is a seasoned SaaS executive and has an impressive record of driving and supporting rapid business expansion,” said Gary Specter, Simpro CEO. “I am confident that his vision and results-oriented approach will be of great benefit to Simpro and our customers as we enter our next phase of growth.”

O’Connor holds an MBA in Finance from the USC Marshall School of Business and is a licensed CPA. His expertise will ensure that the company remains at the forefront of innovation and continues to provide field service professionals with the cutting-edge software solutions they need to thrive in their businesses. Simpro looks forward to leveraging O’Connor’s financial acumen and leadership to drive sustainable growth and deliver unmatched value to their customers.

About Simpro

Simpro is the total business management software for commercial trade service businesses. From job quoting and scheduling to inventory tracking, invoicing and everything in between, Simpro’s smart technology solutions and expert long-term support help businesses build, repair and power their future with complete control over operations. Founded in 2002 by an electrical contractor and headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, Simpro supports more than 8,000 businesses and 200,000 users worldwide in the electrical, plumbing, HVAC, security and fire protection industries with 700+ employees in six global offices. To learn more about Simpro, visit our website.