Attunity Appoints Paul Kelly as Vice President of its EMEA Business
BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, October 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ CM: ATTU), a leading provider of information availability software solutions, announced today that it has appointed Paul Kelly as the Company's Vice President of Sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Paul joins Attunity with over 30 years of experience in sales management and high-technology markets, selling solutions for database management, data warehousing, analytics, document management and mainframe performance.
Most recently, Paul served as the Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Aria Networks, a leader in optimization and capacity management for telecom networks. Prior to that role, Paul served as a Senior VP of Worldwide Sales at Macro 4, a global software and services company that improves the performance of business-critical applications and processes to support Data Management, Fault Analysis and Performance Management in complex IT environments.
In addition to Paul's sales experience, he has extensive executive strategy and leadership experience with a track record for building and managing successful sales teams. He has worked extensively with partner organizations including Oracle, EMC, HP (EDS), IBM, Accenture, Cap Gemini and others. Paul holds a degree in Engineering Science from Warwick University.
"We are thrilled to have Paul join the Attunity team and lead the EMEA region as sales activity continues to ramp up within these key global segments," stated Shimon Alon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Attunity. "Paul's ability to develop winning sales teams and grow revenues through strategic direct sales efforts and partner initiatives will be a valuable asset for Attunity. His impressive track record will be leveraged to gain stronger penetration into this region."
Attunity is a leading provider of information availability software solutions that enable access, sharing and distribution of data, including Big Data, across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations, and the cloud. Our software solutions include data replication, change data capture (CDC), data connectivity, enterprise file replication (EFR), managed-file-transfer (MFT), and cloud data delivery. Using Attunity's software solutions, our customers enjoy significant business benefits by enabling real-time access and availability of data and files where and when needed, across the maze of heterogeneous systems making up today's IT environment.
Attunity has supplied innovative software solutions to its enterprise-class customers for nearly 20 years and has successful deployments at thousands of organizations worldwide. Attunity provides software directly and indirectly through a number of partners such as Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and HP. Headquartered in Boston, Attunity serves its customers via offices in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and through a network of local partners. For more information, visit http://www.attunity.com or our In Tune blog and join our community on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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