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Mountain View, CA, United States, 2007/04/11 - Lewin joins SumTotal from Attunity Ltd He will play a pivotal role in executing SumTotal’s short- and long-term strategies, using his considerable experience with direct and indirect sales channels in Europe. NASDAQ: SUMT
SumTotal® Systems, Inc., a global provider of talent and learning management solutions, announced the appointment of Kim Lewin as vice president of sales for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Lewin joins SumTotal from Attunity Ltd. a leader in the data connectivity market . He will play a pivotal role in executing SumTotal’s short- and long-term strategies, using his considerable experience with direct and indirect sales channels in the U.K. and Europe.
According to market-research firm IDC, worldwide corporate elearning revenue across EMEA is forecast to grow from $1.6 billion in 2007 to $4.1 billion in 2011. IDC’s recently published “Worldwide and US Corporate eLearning 2007 – 2011 Forecast” also states that a majority of prospective clients are expecting to increase their elearning investment in the coming fiscal year, with the most rapid adoption coming from the UK, Scandinavia, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Prior to Lewin’s role at Attunity, he held a number of senior posts in the technology industry at organizations such as Cognos, Informix, Ardent and Unidata.
Jack Kramer, SumTotal’s vice president and general manager for international operations, said, “I am delighted to have this opportunity to welcome Kim to the SumTotal team. We believe Kim’s experience and ability will be a tremendous asset to SumTotal’s EMEA operations, and we are all excited at the prospect of working alongside him.”
About SumTotal Systems, Inc.
SumTotal Systems, Inc. (sumtotalsystems.com) is a global provider of talent and learning management solutions. SumTotal deploys mission-critical solutions designed to align goals, develop skills, assess performance, plan for succession and set compensation. SumTotal’s solutions aim to accelerate performance and profits for more than 1,500 companies and governments of all sizes, including six of the world’s 10 biggest pharmaceutical makers, six of the 10 largest automotive companies in the world, four of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, three of the world’s top five airlines, two of the five largest banks in the world and two of the world’s top five specialty retailers. Mountain View, Calif.-based SumTotal has offices across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.