Software AG's (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) Supervisory Board has appointed
Mr. Eric Duffaut (52) as member of the Executive Board (Vorstand),
effective as of October 1st, 2014. He will be responsible, as Chief
Customer Officer, for Software AG's global sales, consulting services
and marketing. Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Andreas Bereczky,
said: "With Eric Duffaut we were able to win a high-profile executive
with many years of distinctive international management and sales
experience in the software industry."
Software AG's Supervisory Board has appointed Mr. Eric Duffaut as member of the Executive Board, effective as of October 1st, 2014. (Photo: Business Wire)
Karl-Heinz Streibich, CEO of Software AG, said: "With the appointment of
Eric Duffaut we are bundling all our go-to-market activities. This will
accelerate our transformation to a totally customer centric
organizaion. Through this new organizational structure we will better
utilize the leading position of our product portfolio. We will
significantly strengthen our direct sales execution capabilities as well
as the development of our partner eco-system."
Eric Duffaut previously held global sales leadership positions at Oracle
and SAP, most recently as Corporate Officer and President of SAP's
global partner eco-system. His knowledge of the global software
industry, proven leadership skills and total customer centric management
approach makes him ideal for this new position.
About Software AG
Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) helps organizations achieve their
business objectives faster. The company's big data, integration and
business process technologies enable customers to drive operational
efficiency, modernize their systems and optimize processes for smarter
decisions and better service. Building on over 40 years of
customer-centric innovation, the company is ranked as a "leader" in
fourteen market categories, fueled by core product families
Adabas-Natural, ARIS, Alfabet, Apama, Terracotta and webMethods.
Software AG has more than 4,600 employees in 70 countries and had
revenues of €973 million in 2013.
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