CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA), the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises, today announced it has appointed Steven Gross as vice president of North America sales. Mr. Gross will focus on client success and driving revenue in the insurance and manufacturing business lines, two of Pega’s key industry segments.
With more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry, Mr. Gross joins Pega from Salesforce where he held senior sales roles over the past eight years. In his most recent role as area vice president, he was responsible for a multi-million dollar business segment. Mr. Gross previously held senior leadership or sales roles at companies such as Xerox, Gartner, Trillium Software, and Siperian (acquired by Informatica). His proven sales success and knowledge of the CRM market will help Pega further penetrate and expand key growth industries.
Mr. Gross graduated from the University of Rhode Island where he earned a B.A. in History.
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“Steven’s deep understanding of what insurance and manufacturing organizations need from CRM providers will play an important role as Pega continues on its growth trajectory,” said Leon Trefler, senior vice president, global customer success, Pegasystems. “We’re pleased to welcome such an experienced and talented sales leader.”
“Pega has a unique offering that meets the needs of both the manufacturing and insurance industries,” said Gross. “I’m excited to join such a successful business and to bring my expertise to help expand our presence in these industries.”
Pegasystems Inc. is the leader in software for customer engagement and operational excellence. Pega’s adaptive, cloud-architected software – built on its unified Pega® Platform – empowers people to rapidly deploy, and easily extend and change applications to meet strategic business needs. Over its 30-year history, Pega has delivered award-winning capabilities in CRM and BPM, powered by advanced artificial intelligence and robotic automation, to help the world’s leading brands achieve breakthrough business results. For more information on Pegasystems (NASDAQ:PEGA) visit http://www.pega.com/.
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