Adaytum Names Paul Hill Vice President of Business Development.MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 20, 1999--
Former Cognos Executive Brings Rich Experience in Business
Intelligence Market To Adaytum Planning Management Team
Further strengthening its broadening management team with the addition of another software-industry veteran, Adaytum Software, the leading supplier of business planning solutions, today named Paul Hill Paul Hill is the name of:
In the new position, Hill will report to Sue Strother, Adaytum's chief marketing officer, and will be responsible for developing Adaytum's mid- market reseller An organization that sells hardware and software to the general public. Resellers purchase products from software publishers and hardware manufacturers. channels. Hill joins Adaytum from Ottawa-based Cognos Corp. (Nasdaq:COGN), a leading maker of business intelligence software.
"It is a pleasure to welcome Paul to the Adaytum management team," said Guy Haddleton, chief executive officer for Adaytum. "Paul played an enormously important role in the success of Cognos' initiatives in the business intelligence market. That expertise will be a tremendous value to Adaytum as we pursue our vision of enterprise business planning. We are especially pleased that Adaytum continues to attract senior software executives like Paul who will play instrumental roles in our continued growth."
Prior to joining Adaytum, Hill held a series of senior-management positions with Cognos, most recently as vice president of applications marketing, where he spearheaded Cognos' first entry into the applications market, leveraging the company's recently completed acquisitions that he managed. Earlier, he was Cognos' vice president of business development and strategic alliances, negotiating OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and agreements and managing all strategic partnerships worldwide for the company.
Before Cognos, Hill was group product manager for Speedware Corp., a Toronto-based business intelligence software firm. He has also held sales-management positions with IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) Corp., focusing on financial services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
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