PROS Webinar: The Case for Pricing Software in the Service Parts Industry

  PROS Webinar: The Case for Pricing Software in the Service Parts Industry

Business Wire

-- February 26, 2013

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO):

           Today’s service parts industry continues to face challenges to
           increase sales and profitability, despite the fact that the
           industry is an economic force that generates trillions of dollars
           in annual revenue. A series of trends, including pressure from
WHO:     customers to cut prices, higher costs for raw materials and
           increased global competition, has forced suppliers to find ways to
           become leaner and more efficient. After rationalizing capacity and
           production with little positive influence on margins, these
           companies are looking to build sustainable pricing capabilities in
           light of today’s economic realities.
           Craig Zawada, PROS senior vice president for pricing excellence,
           and Sean Duclaux, PROS service parts industry marketing manager,
WHAT:      will deliver an eye-opening session to help participants understand
           the myriad ways pricing software can help service parts
           organizations rise to the challenge of today’s increasingly complex
           pricing environment. Participants will learn about:
          -- Changes in the pricing environment and the increasing need for
           pricing software
          -- The fundamental value of pricing software to organization
          -- Suggestions for building a business case for pricing software
WHEN:      Feb. 26, 2013; 1:00 p.m. CST
WHERE:     To register for the event, visit the PROS website.
           Webinar participants will receive free access – a $199 value – to
           join the PROS OUTPERFORM 2013 live webcast directly from the
BONUS:     world-famous New York Stock Exchange on April 3-4, 2013. The annual
           event draws industry thought leaders and customers who offer
           thought-provoking insights on big data, data science, analytics and

About Craig Zawada

Craig Zawada joined PROS in 2010. With experience spanning a wide range of B2B
and consumer products, Zawada has developed innovative new pricing concepts
and ideas in the areas of market strategy, post-merger pricing, Internet
pricing, pricing in distribution, price implementation, and pricing
infrastructure. Prior to joining PROS, he was a partner and co-leader of the
North American Pricing Practice at McKinsey & Company.

Zawada is a widely published author in the area of pricing strategy, whose
articles have been featured in many highly profile publications, including the
Harvard Business Review, Mergers and Acquisitions and the McKinsey Quarterly.
He has been interviewed by and quoted in Fortune Magazine, Canadian Business
and Business 2.0. Zawada co-authored both the first and second editions of
“The Price Advantage,” which has been recognized as one of the most pragmatic
books on pricing strategy available today. He is a frequently sought
presenter, and has spoken on pricing strategy at industry conferences in North
America, Europe, and South America.

Zawada earned both his M.B.A. and his bachelor's degree in business
administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University in
Ontario, Canada.

About Sean Duclaux

Sean Duclaux serves as PROS Service Parts Industry Marketing Manager. He is
responsible for the development of the company’s go-to-market strategy, and
positioning of its Service Parts pricing and revenue management product

Prior to joining PROS, Duclaux held leadership positions in enterprise
software companies, including AspenTech, BMC Software and Empirix. Throughout
his career, he has worked in diverse roles, from product management,
marketing, program management, R&D and operations, where he developed a
strategic vision to define market-focused solutions and executed go-to-market

Duclaux earned an M.B.A. from the University of Houston; an M.S. in computer
science from the University of New Orleans and a B.S. from Spring Hill

About PROS

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps
customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more
effectively. We apply 27 years of data science experience to unlock buying
patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities
are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which
prices are most likely to win.PROS offers big data solutions to optimize
sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 30
industries. PROS has implemented more than 500 solutions in more than 55
countries. The PROS team comprises more than 700 professionals around the
world. To learn more, visit

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements
aboutthe functionality and benefits of pricing software to organizations
generally as well as the functionality and benefits of PROS software products.
The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon
PROS historical experience with pricing and big data software and its current
expectations of the benefits of pricing and big data software for
organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include
the addressability of an organization’s pricing and revenue management needs,
the risks associated with PROS developing and enhancing products with the
functionality necessary to deliver the stated results and the risks associated
with the complex implementation and maintenance of pricing and big data
software such as PROS software products. Additional information relating to
the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with
the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements
represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent
events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any
obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future,
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


Yvonne Donaldson, 713-335-5310
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