Senior VP, Corporate Communications
NETSUITE EXPANDS UK OPERATIONS – ADDS NEW VP-EMEA,
NEW OFFICE, NEW CUSTOMERS AND NEW RESELLERS
Rapid Growth Fuels Company Expansion
LONDON – 18 March 2004 – NetSuite, Inc.,
makers of Oracle® Small Business Suite, today announced
the expansion of its UK operations. To accommodate the
growing demand for its award-winning product offerings
including NetSuite and Oracle Small Business Suite in
the UK, NetSuite has expanded its sales to both direct
and channel. Additionally, the company has brought on
board Dean Mansfield as Vice President of Europe, the
Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Mr. Mansfield is an industry
veteran who has led the non-US sales operations for
industry leaders such as Brocade, Plumtree Software
and Network Associates.
NetSuite's new UK office is located on the Oracle campus
in Reading, Berkshire (www.netsuite.com/uk).
The company's award-winning products include the Oracle
Small Business Suite and NetSuite for medium-sized businesses.
With thousands of customers globally in the US, Europe
and Asia, NetSuite is the leading provider of integrated
online CRM/ERP application software for small and medium-sized
businesses. The Oracle Small Business Suite name is
used under licence from Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:
NetSuite has substantially grown its EMEA customer
base as well. These customers are from a wide range
of industries, including distribution, manufacturing,
professional services, and retail. These include: Miglia
based in Tring, Herts; Oyuna Cashmere (www.oyunacashmere.com)
in London; and Justoffbase.com (www.justoffbase.com/classified),
based in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
In addition, NetSuite UK has gained channel partners
in the on-demand space. Resellers who previously sold
client-server software from Microsoft and Sage have
joined with NetSuite to market and distribute NetSuite's
on-demand software solutions to small and medium-sized
enterprises (SMEs). They include companies such as SpringBoard
4 Business, JNA Associates, International Business Strategies
"Our growth in Europe has exceeded our expectations
– and adding Dean Mansfield will only help to
accelerate our momentum," said Zach Nelson, CEO
of NetSuite. "His experience will establish our
approach to customer service and strengthen our leadership
position in integrated CRM/ERP applications in Europe."
Prior to NetSuite, Mr. Mansfield was with Brocade Communications
Inc. where he was responsible for Sales Operations-International
Region, comprising EMEA, APAC and emerging markets.
While at Brocade, he grew international revenue by 55%
and built a world-class international sales team.
At Plumtree Software Inc., he was Vice President of
Asia Pacific & Japan, where he opened the Asian
markets to the company's products.
During his tenure at Network Associates, he held several
positions. Starting as Vice President of EMEA Channel,
he ultimately led all non-US operations as VP of International
Sales. He grew the company's revenue in the International
Sales Region two-fold and oversaw all direct and channel
sales, marketing, operations and professional services
Mr. Mansfield started his career as Director of OEM
Sales for Connor Peripherals Inc. and then as Legal
Council and Vice President Corporate Development for
O.R. Technology Inc.
For more information about NetSuite please visit our
Web site at www.netsuite.com.
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