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Pilgrim Software Names Stanley Curtis as CTO

8/7/2013 9:29:24 AM

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Tampa, FL – August 7, 2013 -- Pilgrim Software, Inc., a world-leading provider of Enterprise Quality and Compliance Management solutions, today announced that Stanley Curtis has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President of Software Engineering for the company.

With more than 20 years of experience overseeing the development of enterprise software and hardware solutions for diverse high-tech companies including those in healthcare-related industries, Stanley will steer Pilgrim Software into a new era of product expansion. Under Stanley’s leadership and technical guidance, Pilgrim will continue to launch innovative products to help Life Science companies meet their quality, regulatory, and compliance needs.

“We believe Stanley’s vast experience and proven track record of success leading world-class engineering organizations will prove very beneficial to Pilgrim Software, and his vision for Pilgrim’s long-term product strategy is fully in synch with our long-term corporate strategic plan as we move forward,” said Thierry Durand, Chief Executive Officer of Pilgrim. “We’re looking to accelerate the company’s expansion, and with his commitment to the future direction of Pilgrim’s solution offerings, Stanley is in a solid position to help fortify Pilgrim’s position as a global quality and compliance solution provider.” "I'm excited to lead Pilgrim into its third decade, following what already has been an impressive era,” said Curtis. “I feel extremely proud to succeed Pilgrim co-founder Atulya Risal as CTO, and to take on the technical leadership of a company with such a solid product platform and a strong focus on both the customer and technology.”

Prior to joining Pilgrim, Curtis led the development of enterprise clinical and revenue cycle software for Homecare and Hospice as Vice President of Development at McKesson Provider Technologies in Springfield, Mo. He also was Vice President of Engineering for Kronos, a global leader in workforce management solutions, based in Chelmsford, Mass. Most recently, Curtis was Senior Vice President of Product Development at MTS Medication Technologies in St. Petersburg, Fla., where he developed automated medication adherence systems for institutional and retail pharmacies. Stanley holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., and attended the AEA/Stanford Executive Institute at Stanford University.

“We are pleased to welcome Stanley Curtis to Pilgrim, and under his guidance, we’re looking forward to developing and providing new technology solutions designed to help customers transform their enterprises into world-respected, compliant and profitable businesses,” said Philip Borden, Chairman of Pilgrim’s Board of Directors. “We’d also like to thank Atulya Risal for his tremendous contribution to the establishment of Pilgrim and his leadership and technical guidance that has been so instrumental in taking the company to where it is today.”

Former CTO Risal, who led Pilgrim Software from its beginning to become an award-winning global software provider, will remain on Pilgrim’s Board and continue to support the company with key strategic initiatives.

About Pilgrim Software, Inc.

Pilgrim Software, the world leader of cloud and on-premise enterprise solutions for quality and compliance management, delivers integrated applications for pre- through post-market operations of Life Sciences companies. For more than a decade, Pilgrim's tightly integrated 21 CFR Part 11-compliant system has enabled its clients to proactively manage documents, audits, complaints, nonconformances, corrective/preventive actions, supplier quality, and training, helping ensure product safety and regulatory compliance, reduce manufacturing costs, and improve customer satisfaction. For more information, visit Pilgrim Software’s website at

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