Centra Names Paul R. Daly as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing
Centra (NASDAQ: CTRA) announced it has appointed Paul R. Daly as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. With more than 20 years of progressive accomplishments in the enterprise software industry, Mr. Daly, former President of Baan Americas, brings a strong background of worldwide sales, marketing, channels, and business development experience to Centra’s executive management team. With responsibility for strategic sales and marketing operations worldwide, he will report to Tony Mark, Centra’s President and Chief Operating Officer.
“It was important that we identify an experienced executive with the right combination of presence and skills to help us achieve the next stages of our growth,” said Leon Navickas, Centra’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Paul’s outstanding track record of planning and executing results-oriented business initiatives complements the strengths of our management team, and will help us to ensure continued top-line revenue growth and market leadership on a path to profitability.”
Prior to joining Centra, Mr. Daly held executive-level positions at Baan Corporation, where he oversaw dramatic improvements in profitability, increased average transaction values, reduced DSOs, and the establishment of a successful VAR channel for North and South America. Recently, he was the CEO of OuterForce Systems, a leading provider of business process automation solutions for the publishing industry. Prior to Baan, Mr. Daly held senior sales and marketing management positions with Oracle Corporation, Accenture (formerly known as Andersen Consulting), Datalogix, and Dun & Bradstreet Software.
Mr. Daly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Ohio University. Mr. Daly also serves on the board of Quixi, Inc., a New York-based application software company specializing in Siebel installations.
Leading with an undisputed track record of helping millions of users to increase revenue and improve overall business performance, Centra provides Web collaboration solutions that enable the delivery of information in a variety of live and self-service formats, and add value through unmatched capabilities to capture interactions and content, personalize and manage this information, and instantly re-use it across the enterprise. Today hundreds of global organizations in every industry and market sector use Centra, including Cingular Wireless, Cadbury Schweppes, Citigroup, AT&T, Procter & Gamble, McKesson, Merck, Nationwide Insurance, and Sysco. Centra’s products are bolstered by a vital ecosystem of strategic partners, including PwC Consulting, Deloitte Consulting, EDS, Microsoft, SAP, Siebel, Cisco, and Oracle. Headquartered in Boston’s technology corridor, Centra has sales offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.centra.com.