NetObjects, Inc, the Redwood City, California-based supplier
of award winning web site construction and management
software tool NetObjects Fusion, has appointed Ken Parkinson
as European sales and marketing director.
NetObjects Inc launched its European operation on October
1st 1997. Parkinson will be responsible for establishing the
company's European headquarters in the UK and offices in
France and Germany.
Commenting on his appointment, Parkinson says, "I'm excited
about taking one of Silicon Valley's hottest startups into
new markets. NetObjects is the brainchild of some of the
global IT industry's most creative technologists, who
recognised a significant need in the Internet market and
developed a brilliant product to fulfil it. European web
developers and designers have already begun to embrace
NetObjects' product range and I look forward to building on
the company's phenomenal success in the United States."
Parkinson has over 15 years of experience in the computer
industry with companies including DEC, System Industries and
Racal Communications. His European experience has included
senior marketing roles at Zenith Data Systems, based in
Paris, France. He was also director of northern Europe for
Traveling Software, focusing on the UK, Benelux and Nordic
region. More recently, he established the French operation
for Xircom which included creating and managing the
distribution and reseller channels from its base in Paris.
Prior to joining NetObjects, Parkinson held the position of
UK sales and marketing director with Stream International,
achieving record results in terms of profitability and 25%
Notes to editors:
NetObjects: NetObjects is committed to supplying innovative
products that automate and simplify the process of
designing, authoring, publishing and updating web sites.
These are aimed not only at professional web site designers
but also at user companies who are maintaining their own
sites. Their appeal in an ever-expanding market is such that
NetObjects has already attracted major funding from IBM,
AT&T Ventures and other major corporate and private
investors. For more information, please visit NetObjects
World Wide Web site at http://www.netobjects.com.
NetObjects Europe contact: Ken Parkinson, Tel: 01628-666363
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