Friday, May 29, 2009

Column 5 Consulting Adds Strength in Profitability and Cost Management

Column 5 Consulting, a global leader in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) consulting, today announced the addition of Steve Wofford to the Column 5 team as Director of Profitability Solutions.

Mr. Wofford has more than 20 years experience in the area of financial analysis and corporate risk analytics. During that time he has been a user, software developer and consultant for profitability, planning, risk and treasury solutions. Over the past decade he has held numerous leadership positions with both SAP and Oracle in their software development and consulting areas, assisting customers of all sizes with multi-dimensional profitability analytics. Prior to joining Column 5, Steve led the largest and most experienced SAP Profitability and Cost Management implementation practice in United States.

Already a leading provider of EPM consulting services focusing on SAP’s market leading suite of products, Column 5’s addition of Mr. Wofford brings strength particularly to the area of the practice that supports the SAP BusinessObjects Profitability and Cost Management (PCM) solution.

“We are thrilled to have Steve Wofford on board at Column 5,” says David Den Boer, founder of the company. “There is no one in the country more experienced in supporting profitability solutions than Steve. We pride ourselves on hiring the top talent in every aspect of enterprise performance management solutions, and Steve certainly fits that mold. We’re very excited about what this means in terms of our ability to help customers understand their cost drivers and optimize their financial performance.”

About Column 5 Consulting

Column 5, one of the fastest growing consulting organizations in the EPM market, is a full service consulting firm that equips finance managers and CFOs to dramatically improve how they plan and manage their businesses. The company is one of SAP’s leading Enterprise Performance Management partners, supporting solutions such as BPC, PCM, SSM, S&OP, and BusinessObjects BI. Column 5 consultants have helped more than 350 organizations use these leading EPM tools to develop planning, budgeting, reporting, consolidation, and other management applications. Headquartered outside Phoenix, Arizona, Column 5 has presence in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and London. More information is available at or by emailing

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