Las Vegas--B-to-b software developer and marketer PurchasePro.com
has tapped Shawn McGhee as its new president. He replaces Christopher Carton, who retired. Previously, McGhee was COO, a title he will retain. His appointment comes several days after PurchasePro reported a narrower-than-expected fourth-quarter loss of $36.8 million, compared with a $57.8 million loss in the fourth quarter of 1999.