SOURCE: Eloqua Corporation

May 12, 2008 09:00 ET

Eloqua® Relocates Headquarters to U.S. Amid Expansion of Management Team

New CFO, Senior VP of Product Development and Senior VP of Business Development Roles Will Focus on High Growth and Innovation

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - May 12, 2008) - Eloqua Corporation, the leading supplier of automated demand generation applications and expertise for business-to-business (B2B) marketers, today announced that it has relocated its corporate headquarters to Washington, D.C. in conjunction with a broad expansion of its management team. Eloqua named industry veterans Don Clarke as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Andre Yee as Senior Vice President of Product Development and Rob Brewster as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Clarke and Yee will both operate from Eloqua's new headquarters in the Washington, D.C. area. Brewster will be based in the company's San Francisco office. The corporate relocation follows a blockbuster year in 2007 for Eloqua, in which it reached new revenue milestones and surpassed the 400 customer mark.

"Our leadership in the demand generation space is based on our ability to help marketers take advantage of the opportunities and navigate the challenges created by fundamental changes in the marketing profession," said Joe Payne, president and CEO of Eloqua. "To maintain this leadership position, we must continue to tap into the deep pool of experienced and talented executives that the U.S. market affords and get closer to our rapidly growing customer base. The new additions to Eloqua's management team each bring a wealth of knowledge in his area of expertise that will be invaluable as Eloqua enters its next phase of growth."

Eloqua will continue to maintain its existing operations in its Toronto, London, Singapore and U.S.-based offices.

About Don Clarke

As Eloqua's CFO, Clarke will lead Finance, Accounting, Human Resources and Legal operations for Eloqua. With over 25 years experience in highly dynamic and challenging environments, Clarke brings broad management expertise that includes being a CFO in the Sarbanes-Oxley era, leading an IPO, executing on company and product line acquisitions, and growing companies from less than $5M to more than $150M in revenue. Most recently with Cloakware, he has held the CFO position at a total of six different companies, including Intelicom, Net2000 and Visual Networks, prior to his taking this role at Eloqua. Clarke began his career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and studied at Virginia Tech.

About Andre Yee

As Senior Vice President of Product Development, Yee will be responsible for Product Development, QA, Product Operations and Product Architecture at Eloqua. Prior to joining Eloqua, Yee was CEO of NFR Security, leading the company to a successful exit to Check Point Software. Before NFR, Yee held senior product development roles with three public companies. He was the Vice President of R&D at SAGA Software and held senior product development roles at Landmark Systems and Best Software. Yee is an inventor of two patents and was recognized by InfoWorld Magazine in 2006 as one of the "Innovators to Watch."

About Rob Brewster

Brewster will be responsible for driving the growth of Eloqua's partner business and managing relationships with Eloqua's Marketing Service Partners (MSPs), implementation partners and strategic partners (including Oracle,, Microsoft). With close to 20 years experience in sales and business development, he was most recently Vice President of Alliances at, focused on driving pipeline, revenue and content to's sales organization through consulting partners. Prior to, Brewster spent five years at Epiphany and various roles at Siebel, BEA, Intellicorp and Data Broadcasting.

About Eloqua Corporation

Eloqua provides the leading integrated demand generation applications and expertise for executing, automating and measuring highly effective B2B marketing programs. Eloqua drives the entire marketing process from contact to close, while making prospect interest and intent visible at every step. With leading technology backed by expert professional services, Eloqua automates best practices in demand generation for marketers who need to produce a continuous flow of qualified leads for a professional sales force. Eloqua's customers include Sybase, Seagate, Nokia, MySQL, Administaff, Nuance and many other leading B2B marketers. Eloqua Corporation is headquartered in Toronto with offices throughout North America and in the UK and Singapore. For more information, please visit or call 866-327-8764.

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