PDI Welcomes Former Pinnacle President Drew Mize

TEMPLE, TEXAS – January 11, 2017 – PDI, a leading provider of enterprise-class software solutions to the convenience retail and wholesale petroleum industries, announced the appointment of Drew Mize as Vice President of PDI/Pinnacle Operations. Mize will spearhead PDI’s integration strategy following its recent acquisition of The Pinnacle Corporation’s (Pinnacle) enterprise resource planning (ERP) assets.

“We are very pleased to welcome Drew to PDI,” said PDI CEO Jimmy Frangis. “This is an exciting time for our company, and Drew brings a wealth of experience to this position. Given his prior leadership role within Pinnacle, he will be key to ensuring the seamless transition of Pinnacle’s solutions and customers.”

Mize brings more than 20 years of industry-specific experience in strategy and development to his new role. He spent the last 11 years in various positions at Pinnacle, including Vice President of Retail Solutions, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, Chief Operating Officer and, most recently, as President.

“PDI is a longtime respected leader in our industry, and I’m thrilled about the opportunity to join this team,” said Mize. “The success of this integration and the satisfaction of our customers is our number one priority. I look forward to being a part of that and the future growth of this company.”

Mize will report to Bo Harvey, Senior Vice President and General Manager of North America Operations for PDI.

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. pditechnologies.com 

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