Brian Provost Appointed CEO of Lightspeed DMS

Lightspeed DMS, a leading recreational dealer management system provider under Brookfield's portfolio, has named Brian Provost as its new chief executive officer, succeeding Kris Denos. With over 15 years of experience leading software businesses, including roles as CEO of iCIMS, Ascentis (now UKG), and Convey Compliance Solution (now Sovos), Provost brings a wealth of expertise to Lightspeed. Doug Bayerd, managing partner at Brookfield, expressed confidence in Provost's leadership, emphasizing his proven track record in guiding mission-critical software companies towards growth and success.

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Provost articulated his excitement for leading Lightspeed, emphasizing the company's long standing collaboration with recreational dealerships and its commitment to providing industry-specific software solutions. Under Provost's leadership, Lightspeed aims to enhance its value proposition for customers by delivering comprehensive technology solutions that enable dealers to operate seamlessly and delight their customers. While acknowledging Denos' contributions during his 30+ years of leadership, Bayerd expressed gratitude for Denos' achievements and stated that Denos would continue to serve as an advisor to ensure a smooth transition for Lightspeed.

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