Reston, Va.-based Software AG announced August 3 that it has named Kevin Niblock as President and Chief Operating Officer for its North American region. Niblock will work under Eric Duffaut, Chief Customer Officer. In addition to President and COO, Kevin will also serve as a member of the Group Executive Board where he will aid in the adoption of its Digital Business Platform as well as drive new growth initiatives.
“I am delighted to welcome Kevin to Software AG to lead our sales, marketing and partnering operations in North America. The breadth and depth of his 20-year experience in enterprise software and his customer centric mindset will be instrumental in accelerating the adoption of our game-changing Digital Business Platform. His skills in building and leading world-class sales teams will be invaluable as we grow our market share in North America,” said Duffaut.
Niblock has a BA in Economics and Business and has enjoyed a career in sales, business development and management. He has previously worked at Tibco and Parametric Technology Corporation.
“This is a very exciting time to be joining Software AG as the company builds on the momentum of its first year of market adoption of its Digital Business Platform,” said Niblock. “I look forward to engaging with our customers and partners in North America and working with the entire Software AG team to successfully execute its new Go-to-Market strategy.”