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Management Team

Good managers are essential to any successful organization. An exceptionally good manager achieves a hard working, productive and effective workforce that punches above its weight in its performance. PYA Solutions has a great management team and our customers are always welcome to contact and get help from any of them:

Michael C. Leibovitch, I.S.P. Co-President
Tel. (514) 341-5512 extension – 267
E-mail: Michaell@PYASolutions.com
 

Michael completed extensive studies in the school of Computer Science at Concordia University’s Faculty of Engineering, and received the designation of Information Systems Professional in 1991. Michael has been designing and implementing computer systems for wholesale distributors and manufacturers since 1977. Prior to joining PYA, he was employed by the Consulting and Software division of an international firm of Chartered Accountants, where he was Vice President. His diverse responsibilities range from systems development to project management.

 

Gerry Ritter Co-President
Tel. (514) 341-5512 extension – 259
E-mail: GerryR@PYASolutions.com
 

Prior to joining PYA, Gerry was involved in the development and support of ERP and EDI software in his capacity as Megadata’s Vice-President for 12 years. Previously, Gerry held a number of senior positions in the distribution and manufacturing sectors, including providing consulting services on warehouse automation to companies across Asia. His academic background includes extensive studies at Concordia University and Bishops University in both commerce and management information systems. Gerry has been with PYA since 2001 and shares the “Co-President” position and responsibilities with Michael.

Testimonials:

The determining factor in choosing PYA was the people. The initial hand-holding, as well as the continuous support we receive from PYA, is simply not matched by anyone else in their field!
Helen Laframboise, Controller, Arthur Rogers & Associates
The determining factor in choosing PYA was the people. The initial start-up assistance, as well as the continuing support, is incredible.
Benoit Poupart, Co-President, POL R
PYA was very instrumental in building up realistic expectations of NAV (Navision), Distribution Intelligence and their features. PYA asked the appropriate questions so they could fully understand our business early on in the sales cycle.
Viken Afarian, General Manager, Canadian Gem / GemPearl
PYA has surpassed our expectations. When we lost our system data <…> we could easily been taken advantage of. Instead, PYA was extremely professional and guided us through a successful and cost-effective implementation in one short month!
Benoit Guglia, Vice President, Arthur Rogers & Associates
PYA Solutions is an expert in leasing and financial services field. They quickly adapted Soft4Leasing solution to the requirements of Canadian market thus enabling more leasing companies to use the benefits of solution satisfying leasing specifics.
Ugne Kontare, Business Development Manager, SOFT4
PYA sent in professionals who spent all of the required time to learn about our business. PYA instantly related to our needs <…> (and) was fully committed to satisfying all of our requirements.
Benoit Poupart, Co-President, POL R
PYA and NAV (Navision) are a powerful team. PYA’s professionalism combined with their knowledge of NAV (Navision) and Distribution Intelligence for NAV (Navision) enabled us to invest in today’s leading edge technology geared towards our future growth.
Viken Afarian, General Manager, Canadian Gem / GemPearl
Our company is growing, and we are on the move between multiple locations. We really need to have our act together <…> (and) that is exactly what PYA does for our entire operation. It helps us pull our facts together so we can continue to grow our business profitably, while at the same time staying in control.
Benoit Poupart, Co-President, POL R
With NAV (Navision) and PYA’s Distribution Intelligence for NAV (Navision), we are able to make the software fit the business and not the other way around.
Viken Afarian, General Manager, Canadian Gem / GemPearl