TIBCO Appoints Proven Leader to Drive Business in the Asia Pacific Region
Based in Singapore, Erich Gerber Named Regional General Manager
TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration and analytics, today announced the appointment of Erich Gerber as general manager of Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ). With a mandate to drive the accelerated growth of the company in the region, Gerber will lead sales and go-to-market strategy, and is expected to foster deeper customer engagements, strengthen partnerships, and form a greater network of alliances.
"Erich's rich and varied experience within TIBCO, highlighted by his time working in Europe and the United States, make him the ideal choice to drive our business in the Asia Pacific region. His solid, proven results with various organizations have singled him out to be an accomplished and versatile leader with a track record of success," said Raj Verma, chief operating officer, TIBCO. "As APJ experiences unprecedented technological growth, particularly in big data, cloud, and mobility, Erich's success in helping organizations unlock their full value will further enhance our position as a leader in digital business transformation."
Gerber joined TIBCO in 2009 as regional vice president of the company's Central, Eastern European, and Nordic regions. Under his stewardship, licensing revenue in these regions doubled in three years, while total revenue increased by 75%, accounting for approximately 10% of the company's overall revenue.
In 2014, Gerber served as vice president, global sales operations based at TIBCO's headquarters in Palo Alto, California. In this role, he led multiple strategic initiatives supporting the company's digital transformation.
Describing the challenge of transforming a multinational organization, Gerber said, "the Asia Pacific and Japan region is a complex and sophisticated territory experiencing significant growth and development. With the world's largest populations in China and India, and some of the world's fastest-growing digital environments, this region poses unique challenges for enterprises. We must be ready to work with our customers and partners to help them realize the full value of technology—technology that transforms the business by leveraging enormous volumes of data, empowering leaders make quick and accurate decisions."
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