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The Lancer Group places Cheri Williams as SVP Services of IQMS, a TCV-backed leading provider of ERP and Manufacturing Software solutions

calendarJanuary 25, 2017
The Lancer Group places Cheri Williams as SVP Services of IQMS, a TCV-backed leading provider of ERP and Manufacturing Software solutions

PASO ROBLES, CA – The Lancer Group places Cheri Williams as Senior Vice President, Services at IQMS, a leading provider of ERP and Manufacturing Software solutions to the automotive, medical, packaging, CPG, aerospace, defense and manufacturing industries. IQMS is backed by TCV, leading private equity and venture capital firm investing in top technology companies.

Cheri brings to IQMS over 20 years of experience in enterprise software, professional services and executive leadership. In her new role, Cheri will play a pivotal role in reshapingIQMS’s rapidly growing professional services organization into a world class group. She will lead the company’s worldwide professional services organization and spearhead thedelivery of implementation services and training supporting IQMS’s entire manufacturingERP and MES software portfolio.

Cheri most recently served as Vice President, Professional Services (Americas) for Verint Systems (NASDAQ: VRNT; LTM Rev: $1B), where she led the implementation and delivery teams for the Americas, helping customers implement their enterprise contact center solutions. She was previously Vice President of Professional Services at Microstrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR; LTM Rev: $515M), where she was responsible for building strategic customer relationships and managing implementation teams globally.

About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.

With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (

About IQMS
IQMS uniquely combines ERP and MES functionality to give manufacturers a comprehensive end-to-end suite for running the business, backed by the real-time performance and scalability that companies demand. Developed specifically for mid- market repetitive, discrete and batch process manufacturers, IQMS provides robust capabilities for addressing strict customer and regulatory certification and compliance. IQMS achieves this by delivering traditional ERP functionality for accounting, sales orders, material requirements, inventory and purchasing, plus extended native features for CRM, human resources, production scheduling, shop floor control, warehouse and quality modules. With offices across North America, Europe and Asia, IQMS serves manufacturers around the world.

About TCV
Founded in 1995, TCV provides capital to growth-stage private and public companies in the technology industry. TCV has invested approximately $9 billion in leading technology companies and has helped guide CEOs through more than 100 IPOs and strategic acquisitions.

TCV investments include Altiris, Dollar Shave Club, ExactTarget, Expedia, Facebook, Fandango, GoDaddy, Genesys Software, HomeAway, Merkle, Netflix, Redback Networks, Rent the Runway, Sitecore, Splunk, Spotify, VICE Media, and Zillow. Select TCV financial technology and payment investments include Avalara, Envestnet, FX Alliance, GoFundMe, Green Dot, iPipeline, Lynk Systems, MarketAxess, RiskMetrics Group, Thinkorswim and WorldRemit. TCV is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with offices in New York and London.

Firm Contacts
Scott Dunklee
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2860

Michael Misiaszek
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2868

Liliana Corona
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2874

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