SOURCE: Locus Technologies

Locus Technologies

August 31, 2009 07:00 ET

Eric Applegate Joins Locus Technologies as the Director of Sales

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - August 31, 2009) - Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based environmental software, announced today the appointment of Eric Applegate as the Director of Sales. Reporting to Neno Duplan, President and CEO, Mr. Applegate is tasked with driving Locus' continued global sales success.

Before joining Locus, Mr. Applegate held numerous positions at salesforce.com where he was consistently recognized for his ability to drive customer success and evangelize the enterprise cloud computing model. Prior to salesforce.com, Mr. Applegate lent his expertise to numerous internet startups with responsibilities ranging from business development aimed at Fortune 100 companies to training and leading marketing teams. He holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of California, San Diego, in Economics with an emphasis on Global Energy.

Mr. Applegate will lead a talented group of sales and environmental professionals in exploring new market opportunities for Locus. Pioneering its web-based environmental applications in 1997, Locus became the first software company to deliver enterprise environmental applications through cloud computing. Locus' software, including Locus EIM, is used at many Fortune 100 companies and remains the leader in on-demand environmental data management solutions. In furthering Locus' commitment to ensuring customer success, Mr. Applegate, along with the entire Executive team, will use feedback from these key customers to direct the company's development efforts and overall strategic vision.

"The market opportunity in front of Locus is tremendous," said Mr. Applegate. "We are witnessing truly exponential growth in demand for cloud-based environmental software focused on environmental data management, compliance, sustainability, and greenhouse gas and water reporting. Locus gives its customers the ability to plug into web-based software, a product that is the result of ten years of continuous development and enhancement. As a result, our customers are over and over reporting almost immediate gains in operational efficiency, cost savings, and information security. From a sales standpoint, this is an exciting message to deliver."

"We are excited to have Eric join us during this dynamic time for Locus and our industry," said Neno Duplan. "I eagerly anticipate putting to use Eric's skills as a strong leader and salesperson. As we prepare for continued success in this ever-changing industry, Locus will benefit from the expertise and leadership that Eric brings to our management team."

ABOUT LOCUS TECHNOLOGIES

Locus Technologies provides businesses with the power to be green on-demand. Locus offers robust and cost cutting environmental software solutions via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to some of the world's largest companies. Locus' EIM on-demand environmental data management system is the marketplace leader for web-based environmental database solutions for water and air. Locus' ePortal, an on-demand environmental portal, known for its strong business analytics, environmental risk management and team collaboration, is fast becoming the preferred choice for environmental managers around the world.

For more information, visit http://www.locustec.com or email to: sales@locustec.com.

Contact Information

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    Marian Carr
    Locus Technologies
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