Activant Solutions Inc. appoints David Getty as vice president of product development.

Activant Solutions Inc., a technology provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for distributors and specialty retailers, has named David Getty as vice president of product development for its Wholesale Distribution Division.

Since 2007, Getty has been Activant’s senior director of product engineering and development. He joined Activant in 1992 following graduation from college, and was an original member of the development team for Activant’s Prophet 21® ERP platform.

According to Kevin Roach, executive vice president and general manager of Activant’s Wholesale Distribution Division, “Over the last several years, Dave has led the division’s product development team through several major strategic initiatives, including a transformation to Scrum agile development, the integration of our Prophet 21 software with our B2B Seller™ and Trading Partner Connect™ products, the creation of important extensibility tools like DynaChange™ Portals and Rules, and the introduction of a suite of tools to track project development and quality metrics. We look forward to his continued direction in the development of our planned next generation products.”