January 29, 2007 – Boston, Massachusetts and Appenzell, Switzerland – GMC Software Technology, the New Standard in personalized communications, today announced the appointment of Marcelo Oliveira to president, GMC Software Technology (South America). Based in São Paulo, Brazil, Oliveira will be responsible for developing and expanding GMC Software Technology’s business throughout the Brazilian and other South American markets.
Prior to joining GMC, Oliveira held senior management positions at Sun Microsystems, where he was responsible for major accounts sales in many key industry sectors including finance, government, telecommunications, energy and manufacturing. He has an extensive technical and management background, with over 18 years experience in IT software solutions including projects in collaboration, corporate mail, grid computing, business process management and service oriented architectures. Oliveira holds an MBA in Business Management from FGV Economy College in Rio de Janeiro and a degree in Computer Science from Pontifical University Catholic of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.
“I am delighted to be joining the GMC team,” stated Oliveira. “GMC has a well-established reputation for technological excellence, a very strong partnership program with many of leading hardware and software vendors, and a strong services organization that is already in place in Brazil. We expect to heavily leverage these strengths with our developing distribution network to drive business growth throughout the Brazilian and other South American markets.”
“I am very pleased to welcome Marcelo to our company and as a key member of our management team,” said Dr. René Müller, CEO of GMC Software AG. “He comes very highly recommended, with a unique technical, sales and management background that I am confident will enable us to accelerate our business in South America within a relatively short period of time.”
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