SAN FRANCISCO — January 31, 2006 — Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the technology and market leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM), today announced the appointment of Enrique Perezyera as President, Latin America. Perezyera will be responsible for salesforce.com operations in the region, which has shown dramatic growth potential.
Perezyera joins salesforce.com with over 20 years of experience in the software and hardware industry. Most recently, he was the senior vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean at PeopleSoft, where sales in the region almost tripled in three years. Prior to that, Perezyera held a variety of executive positions at IBM, Informix and HP. Perezyera is a graduate from the Computer Science faculty of Monterey Institute of Technology and holds Masters degrees in Economy and Business Administration.
"We are pleased to add an executive with Enrique Perezyera's wealth of knowledge and experience to lead our Latin America operations," said Jim Steele, President, salesforce.com. "Latin America is a very promising market and we are confident that Perezyera will be a driving force for the company as we continue to expand internationally and solidify salesforce.com's position as a global leader in CRM."
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