PeopleSoft Announces New Director of CRM
PeopleSoft Announces New Director of CRM to Drive Growth
Auckland, 15 June 2001 - PeopleSoft today announced the appointment of Alan Hyde to the role of Director of CRM, PeopleSoft Australia and New Zealand. The appointment comes a week after PeopleSoft unveiled the world’s first pure internet CRM solution.
Based in Sydney, Mr Hyde will be responsible for all sales activity for PeopleSoft’s CRM business for ANZ, with the objective of delivering strong market share growth for the company. PeopleSoft aims to be one of the two leading CRM vendors by the end of the year.
Commenting on his appointment Mr Hyde said, “There’s never been a more exciting time to join PeopleSoft’s CRM team. We have a unique industry leading solution for our customers which is already receiving an extremely positive response.”
Andrew Barkla, Vice President PeopleSoft Asia Pacific added, “This year will see PeopleSoft achieve significant growth in the CRM space. With Alan on board we will see our Australia and New Zealand operation take advantage of the market opportunity, and our customers experiencing the competitive advantage which is created when they adopt a pure internet CRM solution, taking them a step closer to the collaborative enterprise.”
With over 22 years experience in the IT industry Mr Hyde brings a strong background in developing and leading sales organisations. Mr Hyde moves back to Australia from PeopleSoft in the United Kingdom, where he was responsible for leading the Major Accounts organisation. As Director of Strategic Accounts, Mr Hyde’s territory accounted for 65% of the UK’s revenue. Mr Hyde was responsible for taking new product initiatives to market and building a strong business amongst the top 100 organisations in the UK including British American Tobacco, Abbey National and Marks & Spencer.
Prior to joining PeopleSoft, Mr Hyde held a
number of sales and management positions within leading
organisations such as IBM and SSA.
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