LONDON – CLOUDFORCE LONDON - Sept. 14, 2011 – Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced the appointment of Miguel Milano to the position of president, EMEA and executive vice president, EMEA sales.
At salesforce.com, Milano reports to Hilarie Koplow-McAdams, EVP, worldwide sales, salesforce.com. In his new role, Milano will be responsible for driving the continued growth and success of the company across the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
Comments on the news
• “Salesforce.com is thrilled to have Miguel join our leadership team,” said Hilarie Koplow-McAdams, EVP, worldwide sales, salesforce.com. “Miguel is a world-class executive with a proven track record for driving growth. He will be a tremendous asset for salesforce.com and will play a key role in driving our social enterprise message across EMEA.”
• “I am excited to join the leader in cloud computing and make the social enterprise a reality for companies across Europe,” said Miguel Milano, president, EMEA and EVP, EMEA sales. “Salesforce.com offers customers a clear vision for the future and the best social, mobile and open cloud services available. I’m excited to help the company not only achieve, but hopefully exceed its European growth goals, and to make it the employer of choice in Europe.”
MIguel Milano Background
• In total, Milano brings more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry to his role at salesforce.com.
• Most recently, he was senior vice president at Oracle where he was head of European sales for Exadata and the leader of Oracle Direct, EMEA – the telesales organisation. Prior to Oracle, Milano continuously exceeded growth targets in senior sales and operational roles at companies, including McKinsey, i2, Telefonica and PeopleSoft.
• Milano graduated in the top five per cent of his class from Polytechnic University of Catalonia with a degree in engineering and holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.
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