Thunderhead Expands in Europe With the Appointment of Merten Slominsky as Senior VP EMEA

Oct 14, 2010, 04:00 ET from Thunderhead

LONDON, October 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --

- Thunderhead Establishes Office in Dusseldorf

Thunderhead, the company that builds loyalty and profitability by optimising customer engagement, today announced the foundation of Thunderhead GmbH and the appointment of Merten Slominsky as Senior Vice President EMEA to drive growth and expansion in continental Europe. Merten Slominsky has over 20 years' senior management and sales experience with global leaders in the IT industry and will be driving the expansion from Thunderhead's new offices in Dusseldorf.

"Thunderhead's software has been helping organisations deliver highly personalised, multi-channel communications since 2004", Slominsky comments. "As a result, those organisations are achieving better customer relationships, as well as increased operational efficiencies. I am looking forward to sharing my vision for the future of customer communications management and helping Thunderhead's customers to make every communication count."

Before joining Thunderhead, Merten Slominsky was responsible for the Enterprise Content Management Division across Northeast Europe for IBM Software Group. He joined IBM in 2007 when it acquired FileNet, where he was Vice President and Managing Director for Central Europe. Prior to this, Slominsky's responsibilities included Vice President for JetForm Corporation, Vice President for Platform Computing and Director of Sales for Symantec Corporation.

Thunderhead CEO, Glen Manchester adds: "Merten's impressive track record of building and managing high-growth business in Europe speaks for itself. We are excited to work with him and confident that he will play a pivotal role in helping us to achieve our ambitious targets."

About Thunderhead

Thunderhead changes the way companies engage with their customers, enabling measurement and learning from every interaction to drive greater loyalty and profitability.

Its innovative business user-driven software, Thunderhead NOW (, delivers new levels of personalisation, context and compliance with true multi-channel capability - the right information, to the right person, at the right time, in the right format. For further information please visit customer and client communication management software (

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