Roundup: Totvs, Grupo In Motion, AuraPortal, Crystalis Consulting

Monday, January 17, 2011

Brazilian software development group Totvs (Bovespa: TOTS3) has hired Cesar Pereiro as marketing director for the Southern Cone, Totvs said in a statement.

Pereiro joined Totvs from Argentine firm Accion Point, where he led marketing and back office efforts.

The executive has a degree in administration from Argentina's Universidad de Buenos Aires, as well as a master's in strategic marketing from the UCES.

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Chilean integrator Grupo In Motion has promoted Pablo Moreno to general manager, the company said in a statement.

Moreno has worked at Grupo In Motion for more than 16 years and is credited with the forming the company's professional services division and fortifying partner relations with Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL).

The executive has a civil engineering degree from Universidad de Chile.


Costa Rica's state-owned Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) has acquired a solution from US software firm AuraPortal, the latter company said in a statement.

INS implemented AuraPortal's business process management suite with aims of streamlining internal processes and sprucing up client relations.

AuraPortal has presence in 50 countries and more than 350 clients globally. The company's headquarters are in the US and the Netherlands, and it owns offices in the UK, Spain and Latin America.


Argentine manufacturer Smurfit Kappa has adopted SAP's (NYSE: SAP) ERP solution through the local unit of Spanish IT consultancy firm Crystalis Consulting, the latter said in a statement.

Crystalis migrated the Argentine firm's software to version ECC 6.0.

Smurfit Kappa has offices in Argentina, Chile, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Peru, Brazil and Mexico.