Mr. Wright has over 20 years of experience in helping companies to improve financial performance through the implementation of profitability solutions, activity based costing models, and balanced scorecards. During that time he has been a user, designer, pre-sales consultant, product manager, and executive consultant for software solutions that improve profitability through performance management, business modeling, data mining, and profit analysis.
Most recently, Mr. Wright was Director of Product Marketing for Acorn Systems, a recognized leader in profitability software. He has also held senior consulting positions with KPMG Peat Marwick and Hyperion Solutions, and held a variety of senior financial and accounting positions at Halliburton Energy Services.
Already a leading provider of EPM consulting services focusing on SAP’s market leading suite of products, Column5’s addition of Mr. Wright adds depth to the area of the practice that supports the SAP BusinessObjects Profitability and Cost Management (PCM)
solution. Mr. Wright will report to Steve Wofford, Column5’s VP of Strategic Services.
“In these difficult financial times, companies need to look into every dark corner to find profit,” says David Den Boer, founder of Column5. “Profit opportunities very often are hidden in the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement. It takes someone with Mark’s skills and experience to find those opportunities and to develop and implement a profit strategy. Mark will be able to bring real and immediate tangible value to Column5’s customers. ”
About Column5 Consulting: Column5, one of the fastest growing consulting organizations in the EPM market, is a full service consulting firm that equips finance managers and CFOs to dramatically improve how they plan and manage their businesses. The company is one of SAP’s leading Enterprise Performance Management partners, supporting solutions such as BPC, PCM, SSM, S&OP, and BusinessObjects BI. Column5 consultants have helped more than 350 organizations use these leading EPM tools to develop planning, budgeting, reporting, consolidation, and other management applications. Headquartered outside Phoenix, Arizona, Column5 has presence in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and London. More information is available at www.column5.com or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Column 5 is one of the fastest growing consulting orgs in the U.S., providing top expertise in business performance management (BPM). Column 5 consultants have implemented SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) software for over 300 customers.