Salesforce appoints Mark Innes as general manager for APAC
By Digital News Asia August 17, 2016
- Move deepens Salesforce’s commitment to Asia Pacific
- Salesforce’s Q1 2017 revenue for APAC grew 29% year-over-year
In this newly created role, Innes will be responsible for the growth of the APAC region and helping customers with their business transformation using the cloud CRM platform.
Innes was Salesforce’s senior vice president of enterprise business in APAC, responsible for the success of the company’s largest customers including Australia Post, Changi Airport, Cochlear, NSW Department of Family and Community Services, and Siam Commercial Bank.
He brings more than 30 years’ experience working for global companies in senior sales and management positions in Australia, the United Kingdom and South Africa, across key industry sectors, including finance, telecommunications and utilities, as well as oil and gas.
“There's a race to the top around transformation in the age of the customer, and Asia Pacific is no exception. Every company is looking for ways to put customers at the center of their business and Mark’s leadership and proven track record of customer success will accelerate our ability to deliver Asia Pacific’s next decade of growth,” said Salesforce vice chairman, president and COO Keith Block.
In Salesforce’s first quarter of fiscal year 2017, revenue for APAC, including Japan, grew 29% year-over-year in constant currency.
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