Ms. Watson was previously corporate vice president, Strategic Partnerships at Cadence Design Systems. Her tenure at Cadence over a decade included corporate VP positions in North American Sales, Asia Pacific Field Operations, Global Accounts and Worldwide Verification Sales. Prior to Cadence, she held international sales management positions at Verisity, Axis Systems, and Avant! She has a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Northwestern University.
"With over 20 years experience leading complex enterprise software sales teams worldwide, Veronica's wide-ranging skills and industry knowledge will serve Mentor well as we continue to scale up our business," said Mike Ellow, Mentor Graphics senior vice president, World Trade.
"I have been impressed with the calibre of the Mentor Graphics sales organization," said Veronica Watson. "I am looking forward to building on the momentum already achieved and contributing to the company's strategy for continued growth through our industry-leading portfolio."
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