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QAD President and Chairman Pam Lopker Named Top Woman in Business


March 20, 2015
By Business Wire News

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.

QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA) (NASDAQ:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies, today announced that QAD President and Chairman of the Board Pam Lopker has been announced as one of the 2015 Top Women in Business by the Pacific Coast Business Times. She is a special honoree and will deliver the keynote address at the event honoring women in business.

Pam Lopker, QAD President and Chairman of the Board (Photo: Business Wire)

Pam Lopker, QAD President and Chairman of the Board (Photo: Business Wire)

The Pacific Coast Business Times annually chooses 50 women from the counties of Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo who have exhibited exceptional leadership in the business community.

“I am delighted and proud to receive this honor from the Pacific Coast Business Times,” said Pam Lopker, QAD president and chairman. “We are graced with a multitude of women who are innovative, successful and excellent business leaders. I look forward to meeting with them, sharing lessons learned and celebrating our collective successes.”

“Our community is fortunate to have a business pioneer of Pam Lopker’s stature in our area,” stated Pacific Coast Business Times Publisher Linda le Brock. “Pam founded Enterprise Resource Planning provider QAD 35 years ago and its continued success and steady growth is a testament to her intellect, perseverance and intuition.”

The event will take place on Thursday, April 16 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Decker’s Rotunda, 6601 Hollister Ave., Santa Barbara (Goleta).

For additional information about the Top Women in Business award celebration, please visit the Pacific Coast Business Times website or purchase tickets to attend.

About QAD – The Effective Enterprise

QAD Inc. (NASDAQ: QADA) (NASDAQ: QADB) is a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies. For more than 35 years, QAD has provided global manufacturing companies with QAD Enterprise Applications, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports operational requirements; including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD Enterprise Applications is offered in flexible deployment models as on-premise software, in the cloud with QAD Cloud ERP or in a blended environment. With QAD, customers and partners in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries can better align daily operations with their strategic goals to meet their vision of becoming more Effective Enterprises.

For more information about QAD, call +1 805-566-6000, visit www.qad.com.

“QAD” is a registered trademark of QAD Inc. All other products or company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Note to Investors: This press release contains certain forward-looking statements made under the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to, statements regarding projections of revenue, income and loss, capital expenditures, plans and objectives of management regarding the Company’s business, future economic performance or any of the assumptions underlying or relating to any of the foregoing. Forward-looking statements are based on the company’s current expectations. Words such as “expects,” “believes,” “anticipates,” “could,” “will likely result,” “estimates,” “intends,” “may,” “projects,” “should,” “would,” “might,” “plan” and variations of these words and similar expressions are intended to identify these forward looking statements. A number of risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These risks include, but are not limited to: evolving demand for the company’s products and companion products; the ability to sustain license and service demand; fluctuation in revenue and earnings in the software industry; the ability to leverage changes in technology; the ability to sustain customer renewal rates at current levels; third party opinions about the company; the reliability of estimates of transaction and integration costs and benefits; competition in our industry; delays in localizing the company’s products for new or existing markets; the ability to recruit and retain key personnel; delays in sales; changes in operating expenses, pricing, timing of new product releases, the method of product distribution or product mix; timely and effective integration of newly acquired businesses; general economic conditions; exchange rate fluctuations; and, the global political environment. For a more detailed description of the risk factors associated with the company, please refer to the company’s Current Report on Form 8-K dated January 6, 2015 and the periodic reports the company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission thereafter. Management does not undertake to update these forward-looking statements except as required by law.

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