Carole Mahoney has joined Cicada this month as Vice President of European Sales. Formerly the Director of UK Sales at Soliton, Ms. Mahoney is based in Cicadaâs London office and will be responsible for expanding Cicadaâs reference data solutions business in the UK and Europe. Prior to Soliton, Carole was with Reuters for 12 years, in sales, marketing and product management capacities.
Ms. Mahoney is reporting to Bruce Schachne, who has been promoted to the role of VP Global Sales. Mr. Schachne formerly served as Cicadaâs VP Sales (Americas). Bruceâs expanded responsibilities include managing Cicada sales teams as well as driving Cicada business development and sales strategy globally.
Related to the expansion and increasing depth of Cicadaâs sales team, Mr. Ketan ("KP") Bhimani, who serves as EMEA Sales Manager based in Cicadaâs London office, will lead the companyâs specialized Know Your Customer (KYC) data management solutions effort. KP will drive KYC solutions business development, leveraging and building on the companyâs extensive domain knowledge and focused solutions for business entity data management.
In addition, Mr. Richard Bennett, who had been serving as Cicadaâs head of UK and European sales, has advanced to a new role for a Cicada alliance company. His responsibilities will include taking a new service to market for this new venture.
Further information on additional Cicada sales organization growth in Europe and the USA, as well as details on Mr. Bennettâs new role, will be made available in a forthcoming news release.
"We welcome Carole to Cicada and enthusiastically look forward to the continued planned growth and optimization of our sales organization," said Hubert Holmes, Cicada Executive Vice President. "With this new recent addition, our sales management structure, and the deepening of our overall sales team, we are ready and equipped to meet the marketâs demand for proven reference data solutions in 2005."