Actuate has today announced the appointment of Jonathan Hebbes as Sales Director for the UK.
Jonathan will continue to extend Actuate’s leadership in the financial services sector where 22 out of the 25 top Western European Banks (Source: The Banker, 2006) rely on Actuate technology and he will further extend the sales footprint into Global 9000 companies, (organisations with annual revenues greater than $1billion), many of whom are included on Actuate’s blue chip client roster.
Jonathan has been at the forefront of the technology industry for more than 20 years and brings extensive sales and marketing experience to the Actuate UK team. Jonathan comes to Actuate from VeriSIM, a provider of strategic simulation solutions to the financial services sector, where he served as Executive Director of Sales and Marketing. This recent experience and knowledge of the financial services sector will serve Jonathan well at Actuate where almost 50% of the UK customer base is in financial services. Prior to VeriSIM, Jonathan was VP EMEA of Witness Systems (NASDAQ: WITS), a global provider of workforce optimisation software and he formerly held senior management positions with FileNET Corporation, where he worked for five years, Informix, Wang and Canon Inc.