[CORRECTED] Procede Software has appointed Robert Stockfleth as its chief technology officer, the company announced.

In his new role, Stockfleth will oversee the technical architecture of current products, modernizing legacy applications, and working with the product management team on implementing new features into Procede’s dealer management system, Excede DMS.

Stockfleth joined Procede in 2003. He has held various roles in the company, most recently serving as the director of product development and technical services. He has a 16-year background in software development and information system design.

Stockfleth holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University, studying Computer Information Systems and Technological Entrepreneurship and Management.

“During his notable tenure at Procede, Rob has been instrumental in defining the overall technology strategy and we’re excited to see him enter the next phase of leadership at the company,” said Larry Kettler, CEO of Procede.  “At heart, Rob is a true technologist, but he is also a proven strategist with extraordinary vision and a wealth of industry expertise.”

Corrected April 29 9 a.m. EDT to reflect Stockfleth joining Procede in 2003.