Tandberg Data appoints new Vice President, Sales and Marketing EMEA

By | December 17, 2006

Tandberg Data, the only European data storage company that manufactures tape drives, tape automation, tape libraries and disk sub systems, today announced the appointment of Pat Clarke as the VP for Sales and Marketing, EMEA. This is further evidence of Tandberg Data№s growing momentum and expansion in the region.

Pat joins Tandberg Data from Pillar Data Systems, where as VP and General Manager for EMEA, he was instrumental in establishing a full company infrastructure and revenue generating sales teams across EMEA.

A veteran of the data storage industry with over 13 years of experience, Pat has held various senior sales and marketing positions during his successful career, including VP/Managing Director EMEA at BakBone Software and prior to that, VP EMEA at Overland Storage. He has also held senior sales positions at both IBM and Quantum.

Pat№s primary role at Tandberg Data will be to assist and help build sales and increase market share across EMEA, through a combination of strategic and tactical sales and marketing programmes and initiatives.

іTandberg Data is a great organisation, with an open culture that embraces change and dynamically approaches business,І commented Pat. іIt№s aiming to redefine the way that small and medium enterprises look after their mission critical data with its innovative, reliable and robust solutions.І

Pat will report directly to Tandberg Data CEO, Gudmundur Einarsson. His appointment is effective immediately.

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