CyberLink Steals Go to Market Execs from Nero
The digital home and video software solutions provider announced the appointment of Richard Carriere as SVP, Global Marketing. Prior to this, Carriere served as SVP, Worldwide Marketing at Nero AG and President of its
Hyder Rabbani is the new SVP and General Manager of CyberLink US in charge of the Americas. Before joining CyberLink, Hyder was SVP, Worldwide OEM Sales & Business Development at Nero. Hyder also served in Executive, Senior management and sales leadership positions at Brickfish, DivX, Archos, Musicmatch, Intel, Novell and Ashton-Tate.
PTC Selects New EVP
PTC named Robert Ranaldi as EVP of Worldwide Sales & Distribution. Ranaldi joined PTC in 1998 and last served as divisional vice president for PTC's North American Commercial Business. Ranaldi has also served as a sales manager in
SCM Software Heavyweight JDA Name New Senior Leadership
JDA Software promoted Tom Dziersk, 47, to EVP of Sales & Marketing. Dziersk joined JDA in 2006 as SVP of the
IntraLinks Chooses New Board Member and Managing Director
IntraLinks Holdings announced that Chris Scalet, 52, has been named as a member of its board of directors. Scalet is currently EVP of Global Services and CIO at Merck. Scalet has served as CIO since joining Merck in March 2003 and as EVP, Global Services since January 2008. Prior to joining Merck, Scalet was SVP, IT, and CIO at International Paper from 1998 to 2003 and VP, IT, and CIO at MAPCO from 1993 to 1997.
IntraLinks announced the appointment of Derek Flynn as Managing Director and SVP EMEA. Flynn brings over 20 years of experience in the software industry, both in general management and sales leadership roles. Prior to IntraLinks, Flynn was the UK Sales Director at SAS Institute, responsible for the sales, operations, and alliance functions. Before joining SAS, Flynn held senior positions at a number of leading information technology organizations including SAP, Siebel and Oracle.
Nuance Appoints Former Sungard, Nortel, and EMC Exec as Head of WW Sales
Nuance announced that it has selected Bill Nelson as EVP of Worldwide Sales. Nelson joins Nuance from Sungard Availability Services where he was the EVP of North American Sales. Prior to Sungard, he was EVP of Global Sales at Nortel Networks, SVP at EMC, president of Lucent's Service Provider Networks, and president of Softswitch’s business units. Nelson has also held a number of executive positions in sales, marketing, and business development at AT&T. Meanwhile, Nuance veteran marketer extraordinaire, Steve Chambers, 47, will continue on with Nuance in his new role as CMO.
Constant Contact Creates New Position
Constant Contact has named Rick Jensen to the newly created position of SVP, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. He joins Constant Contact from Intuit where he was VP & GM for their Small Business Group, where he oversaw and managed the acquisition of
Kofax and PROS Appoint New Regional SVPs:
Document capture software co. Kofax announced that it has hired Owen Taraniuk for the role of SVP of Software & Solutions Sales for the Asia Pacific region. He comes to Kofax from OpenText, a provider of enterprise content management software and solutions, where he was most recently SVP of Southern Europe, the Middle East, and
B2B price software company PROS announced the appointment of Steven Elsham as Regional Sales VP for
THQ Secures Replacement for Departing VP
Video game developer THQ announced the appointment of veteran PR executive Angela Emery to VP of Corporate Communication She will be reporting to President & CEO Brian Farrell. She has more than 20 years of public relations experience, including 15 in the interactive entertainment industry. Emery comes to THQ after eight years as VP of Disney Interactive Studios where she led global communications for the interactive entertainment division of The Walt Disney Company. Emery's career includes successful executive roles at major game publishers, including Fox Interactive and Sega of America. She also managed public relations strategies for Microsoft Game Studios while at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide.
THQ announced that Julie MacMedan, VP IR and Comm. left the company to serve as VP, IR of vertical web provider, Demand Media.
Date range: April 16th - May 19th