Netegrity announces appointment of General Manager and Vice President of Sales and Services for EMEA

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Netegrity, Inc. have announced that Erik Hansen has been appointed as General Manager and Vice President of Sales and Services for EMEA. In this role Erik will report to Tom Thimot, Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services, and will be responsible for expanding Netegrity's presence in this growing market.

Barry Bycoff, President, Chairman, and CEO of Netegrity said: "I am very happy to welcome Erik to Netegrity.  His experience in enterprise software and the EMEA market will help to further strengthen Netegrity's leading position in identity and access management and ensure strategic alignment worldwide."

Erik, who has worked in Holland, Germany, UK and the US, has over 20 years of international sales and operational management experience with a number of well-known high tech companies including Digital Equipment, Altos Computer, Apple Computer and Siemens Pyramid, Inc.  For the past four years, Erik has held the position of President EMEA for TIBCO Software where he more than quadrupled revenues and built the company's presence in nine countries, making TIBCO the leading player in the integration sector. 

Under his direction, TIBCO's EMEA team had the highest sales productivity in the company and developed a strong customer reference base across EMEA, which contributed to TIBCO's leading European market share.  Erik also has extensive experience building strong partner and alliance networks throughout EMEA.

Erik Hansen commented: "I am very excited to be joining the Netegrity team.  Netegrity is very well positioned as a leader in a market sector that has evolved to become a top priority of most corporations offering a comprehensive identity and access management solution that is securely managing some of the largest organisations across the world. I look forward to leveraging my experience to help Netegrity further penetrate the rapidly growing EMEA market."

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