ProSoft Technology names new president

Thomas Crone will draw on experience from marketing and management roles, taking the helm as president and CEO at Prosoft Technology.


Thomas Crone has been named President and CEO by Prosoft Technology. Courtesy: Prosoft TechnologyProSoft Technology, Inc. announced that Thomas Crone has accepted the position of President and CEO. His tenure begins effective immediately.

“Our search for ProSoft’s next CEO began this past spring,” said Gary Joke, Chairman of the Board of Directors for ProSoft Technology. “With the help and guidance of an executive search team from Korn/Ferry International, we were looking for a candidate with experience and expertise in leading global businesses, industrial automation technology, global sales and marketing and general business management. Most importantly, we were looking for someone who would be a strong fit within the ProSoft culture. Tom fit all of our criteria.”

Crone most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Valin Corporation, a provider of process control and automation solutions.

While at Valin, he was responsible for a US-based global distribution business with five divisions, 15 operations, and 250 employees. Crone's leadership helped guide the company through organic sales growth and multiple acquisitions creating one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing companies in America and among Business Journal’s largest and fastest growing private companies in Silicon Valley.

ProSoft Technology Inc. 

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