TEMPLE, Texas, January 11, 2017 – PDI, a leading provider of enterprise-class software solutions to the convenience retail and wholesale petroleum industries, announced the appointment of Drew Mize as Vice President of PDI/Pinnacle Operations. Mize will spearhead PDI’s integration strategy following its recent acquisition of The Pinnacle Corporation’s (Pinnacle) enterprise resource planning (ERP) assets.

“We are very pleased to welcome Drew to PDI,” said PDI CEO Jimmy Frangis. “This is an exciting time for our company, and Drew brings a wealth of experience to this position. Given his prior leadership role within Pinnacle, he will be key to ensuring the seamless transition of Pinnacle’s solutions and customers.”

Mize brings more than 20 years of industry-specific experience in strategy and development to his new role. He spent the last 11 years in various positions at Pinnacle, including Vice President of Retail Solutions, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, Chief Operating Officer and, most recently, as President.

“PDI is a longtime respected leader in our industry, and I’m thrilled about the opportunity to join this team,” said Mize. “The success of this integration and the satisfaction of our customers is our number one priority. I look forward to being a part of that and the future growth of this company.”

Mize will report to Bo Harvey, Senior Vice President and General Manager of North America Operations for PDI.

About PDI

PDI provides software, hardware and professional services to convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. Over 325 companies operating more than 31,000 locations worldwide rely on PDI’s software systems for retail automation, sup- ply-chain management, business intelligence, financial reporting, and employee time and labor management. For more information about PDI, visit www.profdata.com.