Princeton cloud company promotes exec to CEO

Cloud company Ameri100 has promoted SAP software veteran Brent Kelton to CEO.

Kelton, who joined the company early last year with its acquisition of ATCG Solutions, will succeed Giri Devanur. The Princeton-based company announced the decision Wednesday in a news release.

“It is an exciting time to assume leadership of Ameri100,” Kelton said in a statement. “Through the integration of numerous acquisitions, the company has built a platform that puts it in a very strong position to secure opportunities in the growing SAP cloud market.”

Over the past 20 years, Kelton has also assisted with full lifecycle projects, including at Fujitsu’s North American SAP business unit and KPIT Technologies Ltd.’s SAP Strategic Business Unit. At the latter, he oversaw the company as it grew to 1,600 employees and $125 million annual revenue. He also held leadership positions at various other technology service providers focused on SAP solutions.

Ameri founder and Vice Chairman Dev Nidhi said, “Brent’s strong leadership, deep SAP ecosystem experience and relentless focus on increasing sales and delivering solutions in the growing SAP cloud services market makes him the ideal choice for the next phase of Ameri100’s growth.”

Jeffrey E. Eberwein, chairman of the board, was also optimistic.

“I am pleased to have Brent step into the CEO role to transform the way we drive innovations with our customers,” he said. “I would also like to very much thank Giri for his contributions in getting Ameri100 to its current stage, and wish him the best in his future endeavors.”