London, UK -- TestPlant, the maker of the eggPlant range of software quality tools, today announced the appointment of Sue Reid as its Head of Marketing.
DRAFTWith more than 20 years business-to-business marketing experience in the ICT sector, Reid joins TestPlant from world-leading provider of intelligent information, Thomson Reuters, where she was responsible for Field and Event Marketing for the EMEA region. Reid previously held international marketing positions at technology giants SAP and Oracle, where she had strategic ownership of marketing programs for Oracle's suite of Enterprise Resource Planning solutions in the Asia Pacific region.
"We are delighted to welcome Sue to the TestPlant executive team, where I am certain she will deliver outstanding results," said George Mackintosh, CEO of TestPlant. "Her experiences at some of the largest companies in the technology sector are perfectly matched to our ambition to continue our rapid international growth and take TestPlant to a broader leadership position in software quality tools."
Effective immediately, Reid's appointment comes as TestPlant seeks to build on its rapid international growth in recent years. TestPlant has achieved a compound annual growth rate of more than 70% over the past four years.
"I'm looking forward to the opportunity to help TestPlant achieve its global growth ambitions," said Sue Reid, Head of Marketing, TestPlant. "Software quality is the most vital element in the development of successful business applications and mobile apps, and TestPlant is the most innovative company in this fast-expanding market for testing tools."
TestPlant is an international software business based in London. It has development centers in the USA and the UK with sales and support centers in the USA, the UK and Asia as well as an extensive network of business partners. The company was founded in 2008 by George Mackintosh and Jon Richards with venture capital backing and it has shown rapid revenue growth organically and through the acquisitions of Redstone Software and Facilita. TestPlant's products are used in over 30 countries by more than 300 enterprise customers in sectors which include Financial Services, Automotive, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment, Retail and Defense and Aerospace. The eggPlant range is a set of software quality tools which support the design, development, test and management of software applications for mainframe, desktop and mobile use in any technology platform environment. The tools are relevant in agile, mobile, web and DevOps deployments. eggPlant use improves and reports on the quality and responsiveness of software systems, reduces time to market and lowers costs by introducing process automation. eggPlant tools have been granted patents with several applications pending. The company's achievements have been recognized within the software industry and by the venture capital community. TestPlant is also a Red Herring Global Top 100 company and was awarded a Queen's Award for Enterprise in 2013. www.testplant.com
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