Covisint Corp.has made a commitment and investment in its European operations with the appointment of Nigel Clarke, vice president, EMEA Sales and the opening of a London office. Covisint’s EMEA focus is to continue to invest in existing customer markets and expand into new markets by leveraging existing partnerships and Clarke’s experience.
Clarke brings more than 18 years of EMEA sales, management and entrepreneurial experience in mobile, software and software-as-a-service companies to Covisint. Previous experience includes driving multi-million dollar revenues through direct & channel sales, while building, managing and motivating teams of 100+ across multiple countries with companies such as Asure Software, Inc., Syclo (acquired by SAP), Dexterra Inc., and Nokia among others.
“The hiring of Nigel as the leader of Covisint’s EMEA region and opening an office in London is key to our global growth strategy,” said Michael Keddington, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales, Covisint. “Covisint will rely on his experience in B2B, enterprise and mobile to support current and future customer needs, while also driving Covisint’s value through the hiring of qualified individuals.”
“Establishing a presence in London is vital to Covisint’s strategy in the EMEA region, it also drives a stake in the ground, clearly establishing our presence in Europe,” said Nigel Clarke, vice president, EMEA Sales. “Strong vertical markets such as manufacturing, show great upside and potential for Covisint to enter or expand our market share. The region provides a multitude of opportunities for Covisint’s Cloud Platform to add value for customers, including leveraging our current partners and entering new markets.”