HOUSTON & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced the appointment of Eric Allen as PROS General Manager for operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Based at its PROS European headquarters in London, Allen will report to PROS President and CEO Andres Reiner.
“With its strength in delivering big data solutions that enable companies to outperform, I see tremendous opportunities for PROS growth. I look forward to working with our team, and growing our business and profile across the region.”
Allen joins PROS following an eight-year career with Emptoris, Inc., where he served as senior vice president and general manager. He built its operation from a U.K. start-up to a multi-national business with operations across EMEA, and grew sales that accounted for more than one-third of the company’s total revenue. Allen remained with Emptoris through its acquisition by IBM.
“Europe is a strategic geography in our global expansion, and we continue to grow our footprint in the region,” said Reiner. “Eric Allen brings an extensive background in enterprise software sales, marketing and operations, with a track record for scaling the organizations he’s served, and delivering solid revenue growth from both new and existing accounts. I am confident our customers will appreciate the vast breadth of his experience, and our growing European team will benefit from his vision and leadership as we continue our expansion.”
“PROS has developed relationships with some of Europe’s highest-profile organizations, and I am excited to join the team,” said Allen. “With its strength in delivering big data solutions that enable companies to outperform, I see tremendous opportunities for PROS growth. I look forward to working with our team, and growing our business and profile across the region.”
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About Eric Allen
Allen joins PROS with a 25-year track record in sales and general management in the enterprise software market. He most recently served as senior vice president and general manager at Emptoris Inc., a strategic supply, corporate spend and contract management solutions company, where he worked for eight years. Allen also worked for eight years in increasingly responsible roles with Amdocs Management Limited. In his last position, he was vice president of sales across EMEA for Amdocs product offerings, including CRM, and other business and operating system solutions. Allen earned a civil engineering degree with honors from the United Kingdom’s University of Southampton.
PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more effectively. We apply 27 years of data science experience to unlock buying patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which prices are most likely to win. PROS offers big data solutions to optimise sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 30 industries. PROS has completed over 600 implementations of its solutions in more than 50 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 700 people around the world. To learn more, visit http://www.pros.com
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