Lexington, MA, November 22, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- AccuRev Inc. today announced its 23rd consecutive growth quarter and subsequently the expansion of its senior management team. Stephen Leahy has joined AccuRev as Vice President of Worldwide Sales, reporting to the CEO. Mr. Leahy is responsible for the overall growth and direction of AccuRev worldwide sales execution as the Company expands its sales, operations and distribution channels for its process-centric software configuration management (SCM) solution.
Leahy joins AccuRev with more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software sales and sales management. Mr. Leahy also has direct experience with SCM through several years as Director at Pure Atria prior to its acquisition by Rational Software. Prior to AccuRev, Mr. Leahy held the positions of Vice President World Wide Sales for Empirix, where he delivered 25-30 percent year on year business growth world wide; Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Service for Frictionless Commerce; and Vice President, Americas for Calico Commerce, where he managed the growth of the business from $5M to $40M in revenue in just two years, built the presales and sales organizations to more than 80 people and led the company through an IPO.
Denis LeBlanc, who has years of experience managing sales teams from California, will continue to drive revenue growth for AccuRev out of the west and be an integral contributor to AccuRev’s strategic sales direction for that region.
A leading market intelligence, and advisory services company has indicated AccuRev as the fastest growing SCM company, growing at a rate over twice that of the next leading SCM vendor. AccuRev holds a unique position in the software configuration management market by offering an innovative stream-based solution that is efficient, powerful and agile, while meeting the functionality and scalability needs of enterprise organizations facing today’s most complex development scenarios.
Lorne Cooper, president and CEO, AccuRev, said, “Steve’s experience building sales organizations, growing companies in the enterprise software markets and strong familiarity with SCM makes him a great addition to our executive team. His focus on sales and marketing alignment to drive revenue growth will further benefit AccuRev as we continue to expand US and European sales operations. AccuRev is very fortunate to have both Denis and Steve on board. They both are experienced sales leaders, and both have experience selling software tools that became market leaders at Atria, Pure Software, and Pure Atria.”
About AccuRev Inc.
AccuRev’s software configuration management (SCM) solution is architected to solve the problems associated with today’s complex and changing software development environments, while bridging the needs of both developers and managers to improve productivity with a lower total cost of ownership. The AccuRev interface, with integrated issue-based workflow, advanced visualization, process automation, and artifact traceability, improves collaboration, visibility and management of multiple releases developed in parallel for geographically distributed or outsourced teams to remain agile and competitive.
AccuRev supports open standards and SOA-based development tool interoperability across Microsoft Windows, Linux, and UNIX platforms and provides native support for the most commonly used software development methodologies including Agile, iterative, and waterfall. AccuRev, the fastest growing SCM company and two-time Jolt Product Excellence Award recipient, is used by a growing number of global enterprises including American Airlines, Orbitz, Polycom, Thomson Financial, Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin. AccuRev, Inc. is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts and is privately held. More information about AccuRev can be found at http://www.accurev.com, or by calling 1-800-383-8170 (US and Canada), and 1-781-861-8700 (Outside North America).