[md]London – August 28, 2014 – Achievers, the only true cloud Employee Success Platform, today announced the appointment of Eric Allen as Managing Director, EMEA. Based in London, Allen is responsible for leading the company’s business in EMEA and growing market share for Achievers’ Employee Success Platform – the industry’s most powerful solution for engaging, aligning, and recognizing employees.
Allen brings leadership experience in enterprise solutions and has held several executive management positions over the past 25 years. Prior to Achievers, Allen served eight years with Emptoris, Inc., where he grew their EMEA business from a start-up operation to a multinational business spanning Europe, Middle East and Africa. At that time, sales from EMEA accounted for more than one-third of the company’s revenue.
“We are thrilled to have Eric Allen join Achievers as Managing Director of EMEA. Eric is an extraordinary leader with deep insights into global technology trends and a wealth of experience leading innovative, world-class organizations,” said Patrick Quirk, Achievers President and CEO. “Eric’s incredible knowledge of disruptive technologies and global strategy will be invaluable as we continue to expand internationally, driving higher levels of employee engagement and recognition through our Employee Success Platform across the world.”
“Achievers is an exciting and fast-growing company representing incredible opportunity and I’m honored to be a part of this team,” said Eric Allen, Achievers Managing Director, EMEA. “I am thrilled to focus my efforts on the most important link in the chain – the employee. I truly believe the biggest untapped opportunity for organizations is their people. The impact that a culture of engagement has on employees, and ultimately a company’s bottom line, is incredible. I’m looking forward to helping Achievers change the way the world works.”
Achievers Employee Success Platform helps global companies dramatically increase employee engagement, retention, and performance to drive overall business success. The company was named to the AlwaysOn 2013 OnDemand Top 100, and the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal’s list of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, and has been consistently named as one of the top workplaces in North America. Learn more at Slideshare.net/Achievers and follow us at Twitter.com/Achievers.