FiREapps Adds Chief Revenue Officer to Support New Business Growth
Industry leader brings more than 20 years of expertise in successfully growing solutions-led businesses
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FiREapps, the leading provider of foreign exchange exposure management software, announced the appointment of Tim Wassman as Chief Revenue Officer. In his new role, Mr. Wassman will leverage his extensive track record in growing complex, solutions-led businesses to aggressively lead and manage the company's growing sales team.
"As corporations continue to expand globally, best practices for mitigating increasing exposures to currency volatility is a C-Suite issue," says Wolfgang Koester, CEO of FiREapps. "Tim brings deep expertise in helping business leaders tackle complex challenges through cutting-edge technology solutions. Coupled with his experience building sales teams supporting hyper-growth, solutions-led businesses, he is an ideal fit for FiREapps as we take on a greater share of clients."
Mr. Wassman's 25 years of experience in the software industry includes sales and senior management roles that demonstrate a history of driving rapid growth with early stage companies, including Software as a Service (SaaS) business models, three of which went public during Tim's tenure.
Prior to joining FiREapps, Mr. Wassman served as president of the Americas for QlikTech, Inc., which announced pricing of its initial public offering in July of 2010, where he was responsible for sales, alliances, consulting, marketing, finance and HR. Tim successfully transitioned the business from a moderate growth, mid market model, to a hypergrowth business with large enterprise, mid-market and small business market segments. Tim also provided sales leadership leading to IPO's at Hyperion and SeeBeyond Corporation. He rounded out his deep analytics background as vice president of North American Sales for SPSS (acquired by IBM),
"Access to better foreign exchange information and analysis through cloud-based solutions can really impact the financial performance of corporations," said Tim Wassman. "Using FiREapps, companies can very quickly and more effectively understand and manage their currency risk avoiding unwanted FX surprises."
FiREapps is a leader in foreign exchange exposure management solutions. For over a decade, the company has helped global leaders eliminate FX surprises, reduce transaction costs and increase operational efficiencies. FiREapps has enabled multinational corporations to identify, analyze and manage FX risk using fact-based collaboration. They have offices in New York, Chicago, Portland, and San Francisco, and are headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ. For more information, go to www.fireapps.com.
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