Paris, May 30, 2018: Shippeo, the leading supply chain visibility platform in Europe, welcomes Renaud Houri as Senior Vice President Global Business Development, to accelerate customer acquisition of market-leading accounts throughout Europe. He will have the responsibility to reinforce Shippeo's presence by establishing local teams in each strategic European region.
Renaud brings more than 20 years of enterprise software experience to Shippeo, having lead several international business development teams for NASDAQ-listed companies. Prior to joining Shippeo, Renaud was the SVP of Central, Eastern and Southern Europe & LATAM for TraceOne, where he contributed to significantly accelerate the company's growth through new customer acquisition. Previous to that, he spent 9 years as IBM's DemandTec Vice President and General Manager for EMEA, from defining and implementing operations to establishing global market leadership across the region. Renaud also lead regional and industry-specific teams at BroadVision and started his career at Business Objects, now part of SAP.
"We are thrilled that Renaud has chosen to join Shippeo. He comes to us with extensive knowledge and a proven track record of quickly accelerating customer acquisition and successfully establishing a company's presence in strategic international markets, " says Lucien Besse, Co-Founder and COO of Shippeo. "I am confident his skills and expertise will be key in helping us achieve our ambitious growth targets."
"I am very excited to start a new challenge with Shippeo," says Renaud Houri. "I was amazed by Shippeo's maturity, and how in only a few years they were able to become the European market leaders and establish strong customer relationships with more than 30 Fortune 500 companies. In addition, with supply chain visibility being an increasingly important topic for global market leaders, I look forward to quickly expanding our footprint in international markets and further establishing our presence as the European leader. I look forward to working closely with and growing our sales organization to help enterprises leverage transportation to achieve operational excellence and deliver excellent customer service."