|By Marketwire .||
|September 26, 2012 09:20 AM EDT||
WOBURN, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/26/12 -- Percussion Software, a leading provider of web content management and content marketing software, today announced that Percussion President and COO Deidre Diamond has been promoted to CEO as a result of her rapid success in building the organization and scaling sales growth. In addition, the company announced that long time software industry veteran Garry Baer has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering to lead product development and launch new SaaS and cloud-based offerings.
"Deidre has demonstrated exceptional leadership since she joined Percussion," said Barry Reynolds, Board Chairman. "She has assembled a dynamic leadership team that will take Percussion through its next phase of product and business growth. Her efforts have led to our best quarters yet for our CM1 packaged web content management product. The addition of Garry to lead our product engineering efforts will enable us to continue our product transformation as we expand our SaaS and cloud offerings and drive new product innovations."
Baer joins Percussion from Visible Technologies, a leader in social media analytics and services, where he was responsible for all product operations and the integration with Cymfony. Previously he was the CTO and Vice President of Operations of Cymfony prior to the acquisition by Visible. Garry has held senior leadership roles at Saba, Kronos, and several other high-growth technology companies. He is passionate about technology innovation, driving product evolution, SaaS, improving customer experience, and building high-performance Agile cultures. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Boston University.
"I am excited to be joining such a dynamic company at this most important stage in the company's growth," said Garry. "Percussion has helped many customers address their content management needs, and I am looking forward to building on those successes and continuing innovations to delight our customers."
Added Diamond: "We have had a tremendous year already as we exit Q3. Our CM1 next generation content management product is radically altering the landscape for how enterprise web content management products can, and should be purchased, deployed, and supported. The recent launch of our first cloud-based solution, and Garry's leadership of the coming product innovations will further transform how organizations view their content, and the expectation of what content and content marketing means to their business."
About Percussion Software
Percussion's software enables you to take control over your web content management and content marketing strategies to increase traffic, drive revenue, improve engagement, and create compelling online customer experiences. Delivered in a highly usable and affordable product package, hundreds of leading companies, education institutions, and government agencies are using Percussion to lower the costs of their content strategies and gain the flexibility to address "What's Next" on the web. Leading customers include vegas.com, weather.com, AutoTrader.com, Rentokil, Watchguard Technologies, Lancaster Bible College, Sunoco, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Corpus Christi, Saba Software, the U.S. General Services Administration, and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. To learn more, visit www.percussion.com.
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