Industry Veteran Todd Yancey joins Confirmit from Vovici; Brings more than 25 years of Sales Leadership Experience to Enterprise Feedback Management Leader
NEW YORK, LONDON, OSLO - September 16, 2008: Confirmit, the world's leading vendor of software for Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM) and Market Research, today announced that industry veteran Todd Yancey has joined the company as Vice President Strategic Accounts. Yancey joins Confirmit from Vovici, where he was responsible for North America and Asia Pacific enterprise sales and strategic relationships.
In his role as North American Vice President of Strategic Accounts for Confirmit, Yancey will leverage more than 25 years of industry experience working with senior managers at Global 1000 enterprises to implement effective Enterprise Management Feedback solutions that bring measurable value to organizations. While at Vovici, Yancey's impressive list of client wins included companies such as American Honda, Best Buy, Cisco, Dell, General Motors, Intel, Disney, Oracle, Sony, State Farm, Toyota, and United Airlines.
Prior to his experience at Vovici, Yancey served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Instantis where he doubled revenues four years in a row and managed strategic relationships critical to the company's success.
"I'm very excited about the opportunity to work with a fast growing company like Confirmit and build off of its established success as a market leader to bring immediate impact," said Yancey. "The EFM space is rapidly maturing, and I look forward to working with the North American sales team to deliver larger, enterprise wide implementations of Confirmit's award-winning EFM platform."
Peter Whalen, EVP Americas for Confirmit commented, "Todd brings to Confirmit a wealth of experience selling into Global 1000 enterprises at senior levels. This, combined with his knowledge of the EFM space, gives him a strong platform for success and makes him an incredibly valuable asset to our company as we set our sights on aggressive market growth across key industry sectors."
Kjell Oksendal, VP Marketing, Confirmit, + 47 91845414
Confirmit is the world's leading provider of software for Market Research (MR) and Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM). The company has more than 200 employees and offices in Oslo (headquarters), Guildford, London, Moscow, New York, San Francisco, and Yaroslavl. Confirmit's software is also distributed through partner resellers in Barcelona, Milan, Santiago, Sydney, Tokyo and Valencia. Confirmit became a public company in December 2005, and is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker "CONF".
Confirmit targets Global 5000 companies and Market Research agencies worldwide with a wide range of software products for feedback / data collection, panel management, data processing, analysis, and reporting. Customers include British Airways, Countrywide Financial, Dow Chemical, Experian, GlaxoSmithKline, Halifax Bank of Scotland, Hewlett Packard, Intrawest, Ipsos, Nielsen, The NPD Group, Safeco Insurance, Statoil, Symantec and Virgin Media.
Please visit www.confirmit.com for more information.
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