SOURCE: Unica Corporation

Unica Corporation

April 21, 2010 08:00 ET

Unica Strengthens Presence in Asia/Pacific Region

Appoints Tech Leader Sanjay Samuel to Vice President of Asia/Pacific Operations

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2010) -  Unica Corporation (NASDAQ: UNCA), the recognized leader in marketing software solutions, today announced continued momentum and expanded operations in the Asia/Pacific region. Technology veteran Sanjay Samuel was appointed as vice president of Asia/Pacific operations. Samuel, who brings more than 20 years of management and marketing experience within the technology sector, leads Unica sales, delivery, and support within Unica's Asian and Japanese markets.

Samuel most recently served as an executive with Teradata, where he led the Company's operations in Southeast Asia and India. In this leadership position, the Company achieved double-digit growth over a five-year period. He also held executive positions within Teradata Korea, Japan, and Australia. 

"Unica has an increasingly strong footprint in this important region, and counts a number of industry-leading customers in financial services, telecommunications, and retail such as DiGi, Foxtel, HDFC, IAG, OCBC, and SingTel," said Sanjay Samuel. "The opportunities for continued growth are significant, and we are well-positioned for further expansion, thanks to a talented team and tremendous enterprise and online marketing software solutions."

"APAC is a growth focus for Unica, and as we expand our presence, we're excited to have a seasoned executive like Sanjay leading regional operations," said Yuchun Lee, CEO of Unica. "Sanjay has a strong track record of building strategic relationships with customers and partners across many geographies and cultures -- from Australia to India, from Singapore to Japan and beyond."

Unica's product offerings will be showcased at the Company's upcoming user conference, the Marketing Innovation Summit, May 16-19, at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando. For additional information on MIS, please visit www.mis2010.com/.

About Unica
Unica Corporation (NASDAQ: UNCA) is the recognized leader in marketing software solutions. Unica's advanced set of enterprise marketing management and on-demand marketing solutions empowers organizations and individuals to turn their passion for marketing into valuable customer relationships and more profitable, timely, and measurable business outcomes. These solutions integrate and streamline all aspects of online and offline marketing. Unica's unique interactive marketing approach incorporates customer analytics and web analytics, centralized decisioning, cross-channel execution, and integrated marketing operations. More than 1,000 organizations worldwide depend on Unica for their marketing management solutions.

Unica is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts with offices around the globe. For more information, visit www.unica.com.

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