Former Executive at Sybase, SAP to accelerate OpenText's EIM and Cloud
WATERLOO, ON, May 27, 2013 /CNW/ - OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC),
the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced the appointment of Noriyuki Hayakawa as president, OpenText Japan. In this role, Hayakawa will be responsible for leading the strategic
vision and implementation of OpenText's EIM strategy throughout the
Japanese market. He will direct the Sales, Marketing and Customer
operations for OpenText Japan.
"Hayakawa brings to OpenText a 25-year track record of sales, marketing
and customer experience in Japan, which currently ranks as the second
largest global enterprise software market," said OpenText CEO Mark J.
Barrenechea. "He will leverage this experience to increase partner,
customer and revenue successes in Japan, as well as further expand our
market growth with business partners throughout the country. I look
forward to Hayakawa's contributions to come as he continues to build
our business in Japan."
Prior to joining OpenText, Hayakawa held the roles of President at
Sybase Japan; President at iAnywhere Solutions Japan; and Vice
President of Database and Technology Sales at SAP Japan. He also held
executive positions at Matsushita Electric Trading Japan (currently
Panasonic), where he directed sales of Solburne computers in the U.S.
and was also engaged in the marketing of Matsushita's laptop
workstation, created through the company's alliance with Sun
"Businesses in Japan and around the world are recognizing an increasing
need for integrated, enterprise solutions to manage all of their
structured and unstructured information on-premise as well as in the
cloud," stated Hayakawa. "OpenText is addressing these customer demands
by delivering powerful EIM solutions that not only help customers to
better manage their information, but also help them to grow their
businesses through streamlined processes and improved customer
experiences. I am excited to begin my new role with OpenText and look
forward to leveraging my experience to continue OpenText's growth
trajectory in Japan."
To learn more about OpenText EIM:
OpenText provides Enterprise Information Management software that helps
companies of all sizes and industries to manage, secure and leverage
their unstructured business information, either in their data center or
in the cloud. Over 50,000 companies already use OpenText solutions to
unleash the power of their information. To learn more about OpenText
(NASDAQ: OTEX; TSX: OTC), please visit: www.opentext.com.
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