Schaumburg, IL - Sep 4, 2013 - Flexera Software, , the leading provider of Application Usage Management solutions for application producers and enterprises, announced that Sabine Fischer has joined the company as Vice President of Services & Solutions Engineering, EMEA. In this role Fischer will be responsible for consulting services delivery and sales engineering within the EMEA region.
Fischer brings with her more than twenty five years of experience in senior management, sales and marketing capacities at leading technology companies. Prior to joining Flexera Software, Fischer was Managing Director and Country Manager at Tieto Deutschland GMBH, an IT service company providing IT and product engineering services. In that capacity she had full profit and loss (P&L) responsibility for the company’s German business, including sales, business operations and service offering development. Prior to that she held senior management positions in sales, marketing and services at major global organizations, including Fujitsu Siemens, Oracle and Hewlett-Packard.
Flexera Software helps application producers and enterprises increase application usage and maximize their investments in software. This includes market leading solutions in Licensing & Entitlement Management, Installation, Software License Optimization and Application Readiness. The company, which now exceeds $200 million in revenues, has experienced double digit annualized growth since its formation, and EMEA is critical market for Flexera Software’s continued expansion.
Fischer will play a key role in in the growth of Flexera Software’s solution and consulting services offerings in EMEA. “Organizations are contending with unprecedented levels of change and new technology innovation, such as the cloud, virtualization, Software as a Service (SaaS), mobility, consumerization of IT, M2M and the Internet of Things, to name a few. How organizations leverage Application Usage Management to maximize efficiencies and minimize costs in the software license lifecycle will be critical to whether or not they will succeed, and they look to leaders like Flexera Software to provide complete solutions incorporating technology and services,” said Peter Prestele, Flexera Software’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, EMEA. “We are investing heavily in EMEA, including finding the best and brightest professionals to help us achieve our next level of growth. Sabine is a seasoned expert in developing and delivering technology and services solutions and will provide tremendous value to support Flexera Software’s rapid growth across EMEA.”
“Flexera Software is in a prime position to help organizations that, increasingly, are recognizing the importance of getting more value from their business applications,” said Fischer. “It is the only company that truly understands the software license lifecycle and provides valuable solutions at each stage to help application producers and enterprises get a better return on their software investments. I’m very excited about Flexera Software’s trajectory, and playing a role in helping the company achieve its next level of growth.”
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