Global business software leader Epicor Software has appointed Stephen
Murphy as the new Chief Executive Officer, replacing retiring president and
chief executive Joe Cowan. Murphy, who joined Epicor in October 2017, brings to
his new role over 20 years of executive management experience in the technology
industry. As the new CEO, he is responsible for providing a long-term strategic
vision for the company with a focus on customer experience, and delivering
innovative products, services and support that drive business growth.
Murphy was previously president of OpenText, a $2B global leader in
enterprise information management, where he was responsible for sales,
marketing, partners and alliances, global technical services, customer support,
professional services and cloud services. He has also served in leadership
positions at Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and Manugistics in addition to roles in
manufacturing and distribution with Accenture and Procter & Gamble where he
led global logistics and supply chain strategy and major enterprise resource
Murphy holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science
in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Davis.