September 28, 2010 09:02 ET

Thunderhead Underlines Year-on-Year Growth With Appointment of President and COO

Former Adobe Systems Vice President, Americas Field Operations Joins Thunderhead to Drive Growth and Expansion

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM and NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2010) - Thunderhead, the company that builds loyalty and profitability by optimizing customer engagement, today announced the appointment of John McGee to the post of President and Global Chief Operating Officer. McGee's appointment is designed to capitalize on sustained growth for Thunderhead across three continents.  

"Thunderhead has always stood apart from the pack – in technology, and in our single-minded focus on customer engagement," said Thunderhead CEO Glen Manchester. "Our rapidly-evolving technologies and highly ambitious growth plans prompted the search for an individual who could bring something exceptional to our company. With an impressive record of driving growth and expansion, John's experience, skills and talent will help fuel our pursuit of excellence."

McGee joins Thunderhead from Adobe Systems, where he was Vice President, Americas Field Operations, responsible for delivering annual revenue in excess of $1.5 billion. At Adobe he restructured and optimized the sales organization to consistently exceed targets for both revenue and margin. Prior to Adobe, McGee held similar positions at both EMC and Documentum where he delivered average annual revenue growth of 30 percent over eight years. 

Commenting on his new role, McGee, who will be based in Thunderhead's New York offices, said, "I'm excited by the company, by the technology and by the challenge. Thunderhead has raised the bar of expectation in customer engagement. My job is to continue to raise that bar, to foster growth, and to help deliver the Thunderhead difference to our customers."

Thunderhead has experienced record growth due to the relevance of customer engagement in the global marketplace, the innovation of its award winning customer solutions, and their applicability to broad industry segments. Recent deployments include those with some of the world's largest organizations (including Bank of America, Amex, Bupa, the Australian Government, Prudential, Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC). Thunderhead is already the leading provider of enterprise communication solutions to the investment banking industry with 14 of the 16 largest investment banks as customers.

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Thunderhead changes the way companies engage with their customers, enabling measurement and learning from every interaction to drive greater loyalty and profitability.

Its innovative business user-driven software, ThunderheadNOW , delivers new levels of personalization, context and compliance with true multi-channel capability – the right information, to the right person, at the right time, in the right format. For further information please visit customer and client communication management software.

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