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Redwood Shores, CA, United States, 2007/09/27 - MetricStream, Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management solutions, today announced that Pankaj Srivastava has joined the company as General Manager of its ComplianceOnline business unit.
In this new role, Pankaj will be driving the growth of the leading compliance portal delivering relevant content and training to compliance professionals across various industries.
The popular one-stop information source for governance, risk, compliance and quality practitioners worldwide, ComplianceOnline.com is used by over a million professionals and is now regarded as one of the most popular destinations for GRC and Quality Management on the web. ComplianceOnline.com gives MetricStream a way to address the broad compliance market, extending beyond enterprise software into content, training, tools and products for professionals and executives.
Pankaj brings to MetricStream over 14 years experience in software, retail and ecommerce. Most recently he was Vice President of Customer Acquisition & Retention Marketing at McAfee, Inc. where he helped grow the business to several hundred million in sales in 5 years. Prior to McAfee he was at BlueLight.com where he led the development of a national customer loyalty program for Kmart and launched multiple consumer programs. Prior to BlueLight.com, he held senior management roles at several venture-backed companies where he helped build new businesses from ground up.
"Having successfully leveraged the internet to create substantial value over the last decade, I am excited to be at MetricStream. I am looking forward to be a part of the innovation that ComplianceOnline.com is bringing about to enable businesses to ensure compliance with regulations, policies and standards", said Pankaj Srivastava. "ComplianceOnline.com has become the place to go to for professionals to understand and manage their compliance needs. Continuing to grow our offerings through strategic partnerships with hundreds of world's leading compliance experts is a key priority for us moving forward. As we continue to develop a community-driven platform to share views, discuss ideas and stay on top of the latest regulatory environment, we remain committed to reaching out to compliance professionals directly and through co-marketing relationships."
"With a spate of regulations, policies, and standards emerging every day, MetricStream recognized early on the need for a comprehensive product offering like ComplianceOnline.com", said Gaurav Kapoor, CFO and GM of Marketing at MetricStream. "By integrating our enterprise application suite with ComplianceOnline.com, MetricStream uniquely combines software and content to deliver solutions with embedded best practices and capability to respond to external events such as regulatory notifications and alerts. Pankaj's rich experience in rapidly growing online consumer businesses will further accelerate our momentum."
"We are delighted to have Pankaj join our organization to lead and scale our ComplianceOnline.com business", said Shellye Archambeau , CEO of MetricStream. "With Pankaj's expertise and guidance, I am confident that we will be successful in taking ComplianceOnline.com portal and community to the next level by expanding our offerings and extending our reach."
MetricStream (metricstream.com) is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as Pfizer, Philips, American Airlines, NASDAQ, Sandisk, BP, Entergy, Subway, Fairchild Semiconductor, Hitachi and TaylorMade-Adidas Golf in diverse industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Automotive, Food, High Tech Manufacturing, Energy and Financial Services to manage their quality processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as by over a million compliance professionals worldwide via the ComplianceOnline.com portal. MetricStream is headquartered in Redwood Shores , California.