New Chief Operating Officer Joins PDI

TEMPLE, TEXAS – May 2, 2016 — PDI, a leading provider of enterprise-class automation software systems to the convenience retail, petroleum marketing, and foodservice industries, today announced the appointment of Jimmy Frangis as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Greg Gilkerson, President and CEO of PDI, said, “This is an exciting day for PDI and our customers. We are fortunate to strengthen our team with a leader of Jimmy’s caliber. In addition to his reputation as a well-known industry expert with significant global retail experience, he is a values-driven individual whom I deeply respect. Jimmy led the very successful Radiant/PDI partnering strategy a number of years ago, and I’m looking forward to working side by side with him as PDI continues to grow.”

Frangis brings substantial petroleum and convenience retail industry experience, having spent the last 18 years holding multiple roles at NCR Corporation and Radiant Systems (acquired by NCR in 2011). While there, he served as vice president of several divisions, including Payment Services, Retail Services, Grocery and Convenience Retail, and Petroleum and Convenience Retail. He graduated with a B.B.A. and an M.B.A. from the University of Georgia.

About PDI Technologies, Inc.

Professional Datasolutions, Inc. is now PDI Technologies, Inc.

With 40 years of industry leadership, PDI Technologies, Inc. resides at the intersection of productivity and sales growth, delivering powerful solutions that serve as the backbone of the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale ecosystem. By “Connecting Convenience” across the globe, we empower businesses to increase productivity, make informed decisions, and engage faster with their customers. From large-scale ERP and logistics operations to loyalty programs and cybersecurity, we’re simplifying the industry supply chain for whatever comes next. Today, we serve over 200,000 locations worldwide with solutions like the Fuel Rewards® program and GasBuddy, two popular brands representing 15 million monthly users. 

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