Forterro announces new strategic management appointment

Martin Pascal


Organisation has named Martin Zitz to its executive board as new Chief Services Officer

London, UK, February 1, 2022

Forterro®, a European provider of ERP software solutions to more than 10,000 mid-market manufacturing and production companies, today announced the appointment of Martin Zitz to its executive board and to the newly created role of senior vice president, support, services and partners.

“As part of a larger transformational growth strategy, we have exciting plans to evolve our professional services and customer support organisations,” said Dean Forbes, CEO of Forterro

“Martin will help us to enhance the customer experience delivered by Forterro’s direct operations teams and delivery partners to thousands of manufacturing and distribution companies around the world.”

Zitz joins Forterro from the digital transformation software and services firm PTC, where he was responsible for customer success and the company’s worldwide professional services operations. He has also held leadership positions at Ingram Micro and Dell EMC, where for both businesses he played a significant role in developing nearshore and offshore centres. 

With his extensive M&A experience, Zitz also has deep familiarity with how to successfully integrate the people and processes of disparate businesses for the greater benefit of customers.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Forterro at the beginning of its growth journey,” said Zitz

“Each of Forterro’s specialised ERP software product companies has earned a hugely loyal customer base, and I’m anxious to begin working on how we can evolve our service offering to match the ambitions of our customers.” 

Zitz joined Forterro in early January. He is based in Munich, Germany.

About Forterro

Founded in 2012, Forterro is a category-leading provider of specialised software products and services for the industrial market.