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Acumatica names former Unify Sq. chief John Case as new CEO; Jon Roskill shifts to EQT function

John Case, left, will replace Jon Roskill, right, as CEO of Acumatica. (Photos courtesy Acumatica)

Business technology company Acumatica, maker of cloud-based enterprise resource planning software, named John Case as its new CEO effective March 1.

The Bellevue, Wash.-based company said its CEO of more than eight years, Jon Roskill, will move into an advisory role with EQT Partners, the private equity firm that acquired Acumatica in 2019.

Case, a former Microsoft corporate vice president, was most recently CEO and president of Unify Square, a Bellevue-based software startup acquired last year by publicly traded IT services company Unisys.

Roskill was corporate vice president in charge of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Group prior to joining Acumatica as CEO in 2014. The company has grown from 50 people to more than 500 during his tenure. It has increased its revenue more than 10-fold, according to the new release announcing the transition.

In his new role, the company said, Roskill “will continue to support Acumatica’s strategic partnerships, business development, and investor efforts, in addition to providing counsel to other companies in EQT’s portfolio.”

Roskill steadily expanded Acumatica’s technology offerings to cater to new industry verticals, and used the injection of funds from the EQT acquisition for strategic growth initiatives designed to distance Acumatica from competitors including Oracle’s NetSuite and Microsoft Dynamics.

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