New EMEA sales SVP for Riverbed
Mark Jopling joins Riverbed to head sales in EMEA region
Riverbed has appointed Mark Jopling to the role Senior Vice President (SVP) Sales of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Jopling will be responsible for sales strategy and go-to-market execution in EMEA, and will address closer engagement with existing customers, new business generation and deeper penetration into key industry sectors, the company said.
"Our customers worldwide are embracing digital, focusing on new digital processes, exceptional customer experiences and disruptive new digital business models. Riverbed has a huge market opportunity to help our customers on their digital journey in EMEA, so it's an exciting time for Mark to be joining the company," explains Andy Elder, Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer at Riverbed. "Mark's experience in leading large cross-functional customer-orientated teams, delivering excellence in operational performance through mutual strategic channel partnerships, and his deep knowledge of the Enterprise market including the Financial Services industry, makes him the ideal leader of the EMEA region and a great addition to the leadership team."
Jopling joins Riverbed from Lloyds Banking Group and has also held senior positions at BT, Nokia and Vodafone.
"Riverbed has been executing on a multi-year strategy to lead in digital performance, providing organisations with a powerful combination of Digital Experience Management and Next-Generation Infrastructure solutions to accelerate business performance and outcomes," said Mark Jopling, Senior Vice President Sales, EMEA, at Riverbed. "I'm delighted to be joining the company and working with the EMEA team and our partner community, to help our customers modernize their IT architecture for the cloud and digital, with the ever-increasing demand for Riverbed's digital performance solutions. Digital innovations are simply transforming industries every day, and I'm very excited to be part of it with Riverbed."