|By Marketwired .||
|September 17, 2013 08:31 AM EDT||
VICTORIA, BC and MANCHESTER, NH -- (Marketwired) -- 09/17/13 -- UNIT4 Business Software, the North American subsidiary of UNIT4, the global leader in software that supports business change, has appointed Jim Millard as its new Vice President of Sales and Strategic Alliances. In this role, Millard will lead the UNIT4 North America sales team and extend its customer reach and partner engagement across the United States and Canada.
Millard previously worked for more than 13 years as Vice President of Sales, Service Industries with Lawson Software, a global ERP provider. Millard held various sales and management positions at Sequent Computer Systems and Unisys Corporation. His most recent role was Global Head of Sales at Information Mosaic, a Dublin, Ireland-based software company that provides post-trade solutions to global banks, wealth managers, asset managers and other large financial services firms. As a result Millard's career spans more than 20 years of sales leadership, strategy and business development experience in the information technology sector in North America and Europe. Millard has an exceptional track record in building winning sales strategies in competitive markets, leading successful sales and alliance management teams and creating key strategic partner relationships.
Commenting on his new role Millard said: "It is the right time to be joining UNIT4 Business Software. The market has been looking for an ERP and business software company that is committed to delivering long term customer value through project success, on-going investment and a unique approach to helping organizations deal with ongoing change. I look forward to assisting UNIT4's continued growth in North America as we continue to add many new customers and partners in our chosen markets."
"Jim brings an extensive and proven background of sales and business development in the software industry that makes him an ideal fit to drive UNIT4 towards achieving its growth objectives," said Shelley Zapp, CEO of UNIT4 Business Software. "Jim will play a vital role in helping us develop and strengthen our key strategic alliances to expand our market reach into new customers," she added.
Millard holds a Master's of Business Administration degree in Finance and International Business from Seton Hall University and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the College of New Jersey.
A photograph of Jim Millard is available here.
About UNIT4 Business Software
UNIT4 Business Software is the North American subsidiary of UNIT4, a $624 million global business software and services company that creates, provides and supports software for Businesses Living IN Change. It offers solutions that help these fast-changing public, private, non-profit and higher education 'BLINC' organizations embrace business change -- simply, quickly and cost-effectively. UNIT4 Agresso, the company's flagship Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suite and UNIT4 Coda Financials, its best-of-class financial management software, are used by 6000+ organizations in more than 100 countries. For more information visit our website or follow the company on Twitter, LinkedIn and our company blog.
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