Prophix welcomes aboard renowned finance expert Paul Sharman

November 15, 2014

Esteemed expert to advance growth of corporate performance management offering
Prophix Software, a leading developer of corporate performance management (CPM) software, welcomes aboard renowned finance expert Paul Sharman as a thought leader to assist the company. Leveraging three decades of experience in the office of finance and with CPM software, Sharman will share his insights and knowledge about new and emerging trends in the market.

Sharman’s vast experience spans from being the Founder and President of a consulting and education firm, to training thousands of people from around the world in seminars, to being referenced in over 65 US national press articles, magazines and journals.

“We are very excited to have Paul Sharman join Prophix and we are confident that his knowledge and experience within the industry will be a precious asset to Prophix,” said Paul Barber, Prophix’s CEO.  “I am really pleased to be working with Paul once again as we did a lot of great things together in the past, and I look forward to what we will accomplish in the future. Customers and prospective users of Prophix’s software will benefit from Paul’s subject matter expertise as they realize the true value of adopting CPM best practices within their organizations.”

“I am very excited to be joining the dynamic team at Prophix,” said Paul Sharman.  “The company is poised for tremendous growth and I look forward to contributing my industry knowledge in order to help guide them forward. Prophix’s software is the most sophisticated and robust on the market today, and will help with strategic finance for today’s complex, global organizations.”

Mr. Sharman’s broad experience in the past ranges from training thousands of people around the world through seminars with organizations like the Institute for International Research, York University, CMA Ontario, CGA Ontario, and the Institute of Management Accountants.

Paul has been referenced many times in the US national press on such topics as the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) and reform of the accountancy profession. 65 of his articles have been published in a variety of magazines and journals including CMA Magazine, Strategic Finance Magazine, and other publications. His articles have received awards for Distinguished Contribution to Management Accounting from the Financial and Management Committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

Paul was President and CEO of The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) based in Montvale, New Jersey. He established an entirely new direction for the association, its members and staff. He facilitated a complete restructuring of IMA’s governance and Board of Directors, its staff structure, its products and services. Until he left in 2008, he was an active participant in the CEO committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) as well as a member of the Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) Advisory Board. He was named as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People” in the US accounting world in 2005, 2006 and 2007 by “Accounting Today”.

About Prophix Software
Prophix develops innovative software that automates critical financial processes such as budgeting, planning, consolidation and reporting, improving a company’s profitability and minimizing their risks. Thousands of forward-looking companies in nearly one hundred countries use software from Prophix to empower their organizations to gain increased visibility and insight into business performance. For more information, visit www.prophix.com.

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