Paramount WorkPlace hires new sales VP

DETROIT—Paramount WorkPlace, the developer of cloud-based procurement and business spending management software, announced that it has hired Barry Thompson as vice president of enterprise sales.

Thompson worked with and for large organizations for many years, most recently as global program and partner manager for Oracle University

“After dominating the mid-size corporate markets for over 20 years, we are excited to offer these same values to the growing enterprise market,” said Salim Khalife, WorkPlace president and CEO. “We are certain that our powerful, integrated, proven and cost-effective procurement solutions are a strong fit for the larger, enterprise space. Few, if any of the current vendors in the enterprise space can offer the robust and comprehensive toolset that we are known for.”

To date, the company’s focus has been primarily on the mid-market, with integrations to Microsoft Dynamics GP, SL, NAV, AX and 365 Business Central; Sage ERP and Sage Intacct; Acumatica and Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT. The company has recently announced integrations to several SAP ERP solutions, including SAP ByDesign, SAP All-In-One (A1), S/4HANA and SAP HANA Cloud.

Foy Mainor, VP of Mid-Market & Channel Sales for Paramount WorkPlace, said, “We welcome Barry to the organization and are certain he’ll be an asset to our team. Our commitment to the mid-market space and my active role with the channel remains as strong as ever, and with Barry on board, we can give both the mid-market and the enterprise market the attention they warrant, growing our customer base across the spectrum.”

Barry Thompson

Said Thompson: “I believe my knowledge and experience in the enterprise software solution space will help to position Paramount Workplace as the premier solution for enterprise clients. My interaction with C-level colleagues has confirmed the growing need today for a single, scalable, cloud-based procurement solution that addresses not only the procure-to-pay process but also provides full integration to other complementary applications such as OCR, PunchOut, expense and project management, and supplier management functions with a strong focus on real-time business intelligence to make quick and agile decisions and adjustments.”

Paramount WorkPlace has more than 131,000 worldwide users. More at

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