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Francisco Partners Portfolio Co Promotes Execs

Francisco Partners portfolio company Dextrys has promoted two senior executives to lead the business. Bill Murphy, who has been serving as executive vice president of global delivery, will become president. Murphy succeeds Mike Kohlsdorf, who remains a member of the Dextrys board of directors, but returns to his operating partner role within Francisco Partners. Bob Kramich, formerly executive vice President of sales and marketing, is now president, US operations. Dextrys is a provider of outsourced software engineering solutions, today announced the

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Dextrys, a leading provider of outsourced software engineering solutions, today announced the promotion of two senior executives to lead the organization.

Bill Murphy, who has been serving as Executive Vice President of Global Delivery, will become President of Dextrys. Mr. Murphy succeeds Mike Kohlsdorf, who remains as a member of the Dextrys Board of Directors, but returns to his Operating Partner role with Francisco Partners. Bob Kramich, formerly Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, is now President, U.S. Operations.

Neil Garfinkel, a Partner at Francisco Partners, said, “Bill Murphy and Bob Kramich have been invaluable members of the Dextrys team. Each of them has contributed greatly to Dextrys becoming a leader and trusted partner in the delivery of software engineering outsourcing services from China. We’re very confident in their abilities to drive Dextrys’ next phase of growth.”

Mr. Murphy has over 20 years of experience in software development across the varying fields of product engineering, IT development and IT services. Most recently, he worked at Keane, Inc., where he ran several of the firm’s largest IT outsourcing clients. Mr. Murphy started his working experience as an officer in the US Navy and holds B.A. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from Harvard University.

Mr. Kramich is a sales and marketing executive with over 20 years of experience in global high technology outsourcing, software development and professional services. Prior to Dextrys, he was Vice President and General Manager of Converge, a $500M global high-tech electronics exchange. Mr. Kramich holds a B.A. degree from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management.

About Dextrys:

Dextrys is a US-based Chinese outsourcer providing Product Engineering and Application Services globally. With more than 1000 employees across California, Boston, Atlanta, Shanghai, and Suzhou, China, Dextrys combines more than 25 years of US technology delivery experience with world class engineering centers in China. Dextrys helps customers accelerate profitable growth through cost effective, low risk services that improve the speed, quality and responsiveness of their software development and quality assurance organizations. Dextrys specializes in “Making China Easy” for customers, enabling them to capitalize on the cost, skill and business opportunities available within one of the world’s largest and fastest growing markets.

SOURCE: Dextrys