News - Citrix - Citrix Announces New Chief Revenue Officer to Lead Global Sales and Services
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — September 21, 2017 — Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS) today announced that Mark J. Ferrer has been appointed executive vice president and chief revenue officer, reporting to Citrix president and CEO, David Henshall. Ferrer joins Citrix from SAP, where he has been the chief operating officer and executive vice president of SAP Global Customer Operations since 2011.
Citrix executive vice president of Worldwide Sales and Services, Carlos Sartorius, will be assisting with the transition and retiring at the end of 2017. Sartorius joined Citrix in 2011 leading the Citrix EMEA organization and was named head of the Worldwide Sales and Services team in 2015.
“Carlos has been a great partner, leading the expansion of our sales and services organization over the past several years,” said David Henshall. “It has been an honor to have Carlos on the Citrix leadership team, and he has been a big influence in rebuilding our international sales organization, positioning us for sustained growth as we continue on our cloud transformation.”
“We have been sharing for the past few months that Citrix is accelerating our cloud transformation. To help us as we make the move quickly, we are bringing in a new executive, who has many years of experience selling cloud-based solutions, to lead our sales and services organization. Mark’s experience at SAP as they transitioned to cloud-based offerings, while helping their customers adopt critical cloud initiatives, will be a huge benefit to Citrix and all of our partners and customers. Mark joins an experienced Citrix leadership team, many of whom have also helped other leading companies with their cloud transformations.”
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