Riverbed appoints new EMEA sales SVP
Riverbed has appointed Mark Jopling as Senior Vice President (SVP) Sales of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Jopling will be responsible for the company’s sales strategy and go-to-market execution in EMEA and will ensure closer engagement with existing customers, deeper penetration into key industry sectors as well as generate new business opportunities with strategic partners. Jopling will report to Andy Elder, Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer at Riverbed.
“Our customers worldwide are embracing digital, focusing on new digital processes, exceptional customer experiences and disruptive new digital business models. Riverbed has a huge market opportunity to help our customers on their digital journey in EMEA, so it’s an exciting time for Mark to be joining the company,” explains Andy Elder, Senior Vice President and Chief Sales Officer at Riverbed. “Mark’s experience in leading large cross-functional customer-orientated teams, delivering excellence in operational performance through mutual strategic channel partnerships, and his deep knowledge of the Enterprise market including the Financial Services industry, makes him the ideal leader of the EMEA region and a great addition to the leadership team.”
Jopling joins Riverbed from Lloyds Banking Group and has previously held senior positions in BT, Nokia and Vodafone.
“Riverbed has been executing on a multi-year strategy to lead in digital performance, providing organizations with a powerful combination of Digital Experience Management and Next-Generation Infrastructure solutions to accelerate business performance and outcomes,” said Mark Jopling, Senior Vice President Sales, EMEA, at Riverbed.
“I’m delighted to be joining the company and working with the EMEA team and our partner community, to help our customers modernize their IT architecture for the cloud and digital, with the ever-increasing demand for Riverbed’s digital performance solutions. Digital innovations are simply transforming industries every day, and I’m very excited to be part of it with Riverbed.”