Achievers Appoints Gary Conway as Chief Marketing Officer

Achievers, the leader in employee recognition and rewards software, announced today the appointment of Gary Conway as Chief Marketing Officer, the latest addition to the Employee Success™ brand’s rapidly evolving executive team. Conway brings to Achievers more than 30 years of deep marketing experience, including noteworthy leadership with leading technology companies. At Achievers, Conway will be responsible for all marketing functions globally including corporate positioning, sales enablement, product marketing, branding, and demand generation.

“I am thrilled to have the caliber of experience Gary Conway will bring to Achievers as Chief Marketing Officer,” said Achievers CEO, Patrick D. Quirk. “Having worked with Gary previously at PeopleSoft, I look forward to having his depth and breadth of experience and the kind of strategic and executional leadership he will bring to the company.”

“Achievers represents an incredible opportunity with an exciting, fast-growing company,” said Conway. “As a leader in the employee recognition industry, Achievers is at the beginning of a very promising journey—one that I am looking forward to building on by helping to position the company to be even more competitive. The company has an innovative and disruptive product. It also has the best corporate culture I’ve seen at any company, created by Razor Suleman’s vision. I am looking forward to building long-term value at Achievers in this exciting category.”

Conway most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at RedPrairie, a global Software-as-a-Service supply chain and e-commerce provider. Prior to that, Conway was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Progress Software, a $500 million enterprise software company, where he was responsible for all product, industry, and corporate marketing. Conway has also served as Senior Vice President of Marketing at Nextel and Group Vice President of Marketing for PeopleSoft.

Achievers Software and a Service™ helps global companies dramatically increase employee engagement, retention, and performance to drive overall business success. The company was recently ranked the number one employee recognition software provider by HRO Today, as well as 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 and follow us at

About Achievers

Achievers’ Employee Recognition and Rewards solution provides companies with a robust foundation for their employee engagement initiatives that enables both social and rewards-based recognition. Designed for today’s workplace, Achievers’ innovative SaaS platform can increase employee engagement and drive business success. It empowers employees to recognize and reward each other in real time and aligns employees with company values and goals. Delivering millions of recognitions annually, the Achievers platform inspires employee loyalty, engagement and performance in 150 countries. Visit us at Achievers is a Blackhawk Network company and is headquartered in Toronto and San Francisco.

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