CLEVELAND – Jan. 18, 2013– Hyland Software, a recognized leader in the enterprise content management (ECM) industry, has named Bill Priemer President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Priemer replaces A.J. Hyland, who announced his retirement from the company last week after 20 years of service.
Priemer, formerly Hyland’s chief operating officer (COO), has been with the company for 15 years. Priemer said he’s honored by the support he’s received from the company’s Board of Directors and employees. “I’m excited to continue the momentum A.J. has created and lead Hyland Software toward a very bright future.”
As Hyland’s CEO, Priemer plans to maintain the company’s focus on innovative products and expand into new markets. “Working with the executive team, we’ve created a strategic plan to make Hyland a dominant company in the ECM market, with the best portfolio of products, solutions and services.”
“Bill is a great business leader and the right choice to lead Hyland Software in its next chapter,” said A.J. Hyland, former CEO of Hyland Software. “His drive and in-depth knowledge of the industry will help Hyland continue to grow and take on new challenges to become the ECM choice for organizations globally.”
“For more than a decade I’ve had the pleasure of working next to A.J. Hyland –an outstanding leader and great example of the attributes a CEO should embody,” Priemer said. “I’ve learned a lot from A.J and will continue to deliver on the values and promises we’ve made to our customers, partners and employees to develop an outstanding enterprise solution and provide world class customer service”
About Hyland Software
For over 20 years, Hyland Software has helped our more than 11,200 lifetime customers by providing real-world solutions to everyday business challenges. That dedication is why Hyland realizes double-digit growth, and why 98 percent of our customer base continues to renew its annual maintenance. Our customers see the ongoing value of partnering with Hyland and continue to work with us year after year.
Hyland’s enterprise content management (ECM) solution, OnBase, is one of the most flexible and comprehensive ECM products on the market today. OnBase empowers users to grow their solutions as needs change and business evolves. It is tailored for departments, but comprehensive for the enterprise, designed to give you what you need today and evolve with you over time. For more information about Hyland Software’s ECM solutions, please visit Hyland.com.