Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Veeam backups boardroom with former Riverbed, VMware C-exec

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Executive included in the A-team tasked with taking the backup and disaster recovery company to increase revenues to more than $1bn.

Veeam Software has appointed Kate Hutchison as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) to lead the company’s global marketing organisation.

The executive is expected to report directly to Veeam Co-CEO and President, Peter McKay.

Hutchison’s CV boasts more than 20 years of experience as CMO at a variety of software and hardware technology companies, including Riverbed, Polycom, VMware, Citrix and BEA.

McKay said: “Kate’s proven experience, particularly in leading marketing teams during periods of fast growth and transformation, will bring valuable strategic and industry insight to our team as we continue on our journey to $1bn and beyond.

“Kate has accelerated market share and driven brand recognition at some of the most notable technology companies, and her credentials are second-to-none.

“As we maintain our mission to deliver 24.7.365 Availability solutions to companies across the globe, Kate will play a pivotal role in ensuring our brand evolves and expands, and I am thrilled that she is part of the team.”

Hutchison said: “As enterprises continue to digitally transform, their need for robust Availability solutions will expand and Veeam will be right there to meet those needs as we have done for the last decade.

“This is a great time to join Veeam and I look forward to increasing our market share and expanding the awareness of our brand in the company’s second decade of growth.”